Victoria & Surrounding Southern Gulf Islands and Coastlines.

Canadian cellular providers, Bell, Telus and Rogers. cover most of Vancouver Island and Southern Gulf Islands. From Victoria in the south to Nanaimo in the North and along it’s eastern coastline to Campbell River. Rogers has slightly larger coverage in the Port Hardy, Port McNeill area further to the north. Coverage goes inland as far as Port Alberni and it’s area. Coverage on the west coast is limited to the Pacific Rim National Park northern section Tofino and Uclulet. Coverage along the south-west coast of Vancouver Island and along Highway 14 drops about 30km west of Victoria. There have been rare times that walking to the end of the government warf in Port Renfrew will sometimes have reception briefly. But nothing dependable. The same has been said walking the West Coast Trail. Sometimes, if your lucky you can make a connection. USA on the other side sometimes gets through. But that is iffy as well. There is NO CELL RECEPTION in an emergency in Port Renfrew. You will need to use a land line or public telephone. The gas station will have a phone and so will any of the business in town.

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efficiently with each other, the BCAS Vancouver Island dispatch centre, hospitals, and other emergency service agencies.”In an emergency, she says, paramedics have access to several communication methods: a VHF radio system; satellite-phone capability in both the station and ambulance; and access to the Ministry of Transport radio system – a radio-to-telephone system.“BCAS maintains good ongoing business relationships with telephone/cellular providers, and we work closely with them to ensure consistent, high quality service,” Carwithen says Phone Booths.in Port Renfrew The Information Center has a pay phone as you enter town on the left hand side across from the Fire Hall. In Emergency across the street s the BC Ambulance Service as well as the Port Renfrew Fire Department.
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Canadian cellular providers, Bell, Telus and Rogers. cover most of Vancouver Island and Southern Gulf Islands. From Victoria in the south to Nanaimo in the North and along it’s eastern coastline to Campbell River. Rogers has slightly larger coverage in the Port Hardy, Port McNeill area further to the north. Coverage goes inland as far as Port Alberni and it’s area. Coverage on the west coast is limited to the Pacific Rim National Park’s northern section Tofino and Uclulet. Coverage along the south-west coast of Vancouver Island and along Highway 14 drops about 30km west of Victoria. There have been rare times that walking to the end of the government warf in Port Renfrew will sometimes have reception briefly. But nothing dependable. The same has been said hiking the West Coast Trail. Sometimes, if your lucky you can make a connection. USA on the other side will sometimes get through. But that is iffy as well. There is NO CELL RECEPTION in an emergency in Port Renfrew. You will need to use a land line or public telephone. The gas station will have a phone and so will any of the business in town.
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