MPSRN: An Introduction

Since 2015 Nova Scotia, PEI, and New Brunswick have been using the ‘Maratime Public Safety Radio Network’. This is a 200+ site P25 Phase 1 trunked system shared between the 3 provinces. Sites are located on Bell Mobility cell towers and pre-existing public safety tower sites across the Maritimes. Sites have 3-10 voice channels depending on the location and number of users.


This system is used by:

  • RCMP H Division (Nova Scotia)
  • RCMP L Division (PEI)
  • RCMP J Division (New Brunswick)
  • EHS (NB)
  • Island EMS (PEI)
  • Ambulance New Brunswick
  • Halifax Regional Municipality (Including police)
  • CBRP (NS)
  • Annapolis Royal Police (NS)
  • Bridgewater PD (NS)
  • Kentville PD (NS)
  • Stellarton PD (NS)
  • Truro PD (NS)
  • Fredericton PD (NB)
  • Saint John PD (NB)
  • Charlottetown Police (PEI)
  • Summerside Police (PEI)
  • Kensington Police (PEI)
  • All NS Fire Departments
  • All NB Fire Departments
  • Some PEI Fire Departments (All rural fire departments are dispatched on one talkgroup, most departments have seperate systems)
  • NS TIR
  • NB TIR
  • NS DOJ
  • NS Department of Natural Resources
  • PEI Department of Natural Resources
  • NB Department of Natural Resources
  • NB Department of Environment
  • PEI Provincial Parks
  • PEI Department of Education
  • DFO
  • DND Gagetown
  • Confederation Bridge operations
  • Provincial EMOs

All of the users listed above have access to province wide and Maritime wide mutual aid talkgroups. There are various interop talkgroups. A complete list of talkgroups and sites can be found on the MPSRN RadioReference page.

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