911 Calls

You Won't Believe How Many People Pocket Dial 911

CP | John Cotter, The Canadian Press | Posted 04.10.2016 | Canada

Or call on purpose, because they forgot their pastries at Safeway.

Edmonton Police Plead For The Stupid 911 Calls To Stop

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 04.05.2016 | Canada Alberta

Roughly 40 per cent of 911 calls in Edmonton are bogus.

Toddler Calls 911 For A Fashion Emergency

The Huffington Post Canada | Emma Paling | Posted 03.07.2016 | Canada Parents


2013's Dumbest 911 Calls

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 12.30.2013 | Canada British Columbia

E-Comm has released its list of the most absurd 911 calls it received this year... and boy, are they stupid! The list, provided by the service that...

Sunny Freeman

Relying On Wireless During The Ice Storm? You May Want To Rethink That

HuffingtonPost.com | Sunny Freeman | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada Business

The ice storm that slammed central Canada has left hundreds of thousands of residents in Ontario, New Brunswick and Quebec without power, and for many...

Pocket Dial Scream Call Alerts 911

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 04.09.2013 | Canada British Columbia

VICTORIA - When a woman in Victoria got a call from her daughter's cellphone and heard terrified screams, she immediately dialled 911.It turned out th...

911 Caller Asks For Hamster Help

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 01.10.2013 | Canada British Columbia

An angry mama hamster is probably not an emergency but one man felt it was a case for 911 when he called about an aggressive hamster who had just birt...

If Cats Eat Your Burger, Don't Call 911

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 02.28.2012 | Canada

CHATHAM, Ont. - What do hamburger-eating cats, video game squabbles and an unwanted carpet roll have in common?Chatham-Kent police can't quite believe...