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Marine Distress Numbers

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I am trying to determine if Fido network works for making calls to specific emergency numbers for Marine Rescues. These numbers are #727 or *16


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Hello Rstrandt,


  Welcome to the community!


  While I cannot be certain those numbers are available through Fido, I assume that they would work in their regions of use. In case those numbers do not work, the Royal Canadian Marine Search and Rescue (RCMSaR) also recommends dialling 9-1-1 (see here). However, it should be noted that cellular services may not be available in areas of open water. Cellular services would be land based and require adequate reception.


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Hope this helps 😀