City Watch Information
EMERGENCY NOTICES: There are no emergency notices at this time.

CityWatch is a computerized messaging system with the ability to swiftly inform citizens and businesses of imminent hazards and current issues such as:

  • emergency alerts - evacuations, major fires, weather event
  • crime alerts
  • lost children
  • road closures

How does it work? 

Residents and businesses registered with CityWatch will receive notifications via phone and/or email, providing critical information relative to their area(s) of YARMOUTH TOWN AND MUNICIPALITY.

Who can participate? 

CityWatch is available for free to citizens, organizations and businesses located in YARMOUTH TOWN AND MUNICIPALITY.

Member agencies: 

The following agencies are authorized to send CityWatch notifications

  • Town and County RCMP
  • Town and Municipal Fire Departments
  • Yarmouth Town & Municipal Emergency Management Office

CityWatch is Yarmouth's Information Messaging System delivering information to residents of impending dangerous situations, crime alerts, arrests, missing children, evacuations and informational messages relating to a particular community of YARMOUTH TOWN AND MUNICIPALITY. When necessary, emergency messages from agencies whose information is in the interest of public safety.

The Notification will be sent out using a recorded voice message to Landlines and Cell phones and a written message to Email. The system is designed to make multiple attempts to connect with lines that are not answered or ring busy. If the call is picked up by an answering machine, the system can be set up to leave or not leave the message based on the nature of the call.

DIRECTIONS: You can sign up for City Watch electronically by clicking the link below or you can download and complete the attached PDF document. When completing the electronic form you will be asked to enter your main address. This is your house number and street name only, your civic address becomes your username. Enter a password and click Submit. A box appears up top of the screen, asking you to confirm your civic address. On the next screen you will select 2 security questions, and enter your contact information. You can receive a message by telephone or by email or both.


CONTACT: CityWatch Coordinator  902-742-8558 Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


In accordance with Section 485 of the MGA, the personal information collected on this form will only be used by City Watch for mass notification purposes, for the purpose of clarifying the information submitted, for providing updates or seeking further information on this same subject.

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