Bc Quake

Earthquake Detectors Give Some B.C. Students Precious Warning

CP | Steven Chua, The Canadian Press | Posted 11.11.2014 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - New earthquake detectors could buy some B.C. students precious seconds to get to safety before the ground starts shaking.Program leader Pr...

Earthquake Doesn't Rattle Bella Bella

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 11.03.2013 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - There was some shaking going on off British Columbia's coast Tuesday, but no one reported feeling the earthquake and at least four subsequ...

Earthquake Rattles Vancouver Island

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 09.25.2013 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - An earthquake has rattled the area off northwestern Vancouver Island.The U.S. Geological Survey says 5.1 magnitude quake hit at 5:57 Frida...

Earthquake Rattles Haida Gwaii

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 10.28.2013 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - Those who felt a little rumble Sunday afternoon on Haida Gwaii weren't dreaming — there was a 4.5-magnitude earthquake off B.C.'s west c...

Mild Boxing Day Shaker

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 02.26.2013 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - Residents along B.C.'s south coast were given a gentle reminder that they live in an earthquake zone late Boxing Day.Natural Resources Can...

Earthquake Shakes North B.C.

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 02.05.2013 | Canada British Columbia

SANDSPIT, B.C. - The latest in a string of earthquakes has rattled B.C.'s north coast, but it appears this one caused barely a ripple.The West Coast-A...

Earthquake Communications Lessons From Kitimat

Robin Rowland | Posted 12.29.2012 | Canada British Columbia
Robin Rowland

How the evening unfolded after a 7.7-magnitude earthquake hit Haida Gwaii show that the emergency communication system in Kitimat -- the end site of the proposed Enbridge Northern Gateway pipeline and at least three planned LNG plants -- needs immediate improvement. For example, it appears from reports in the Kitimat Daily and tweets about the Northern Sentinel that Kitimat emergency services was sending information out by fax.

B.C. Earthquake Response Raises Questions

CBC | Posted 12.28.2012 | Canada British Columbia

A 7.7 magnitude earthquake off the coast of B.C.'s Haida Gwaii islands has Vancouver Mayor Gregor Robertson urging residents to be prepared for a natu...

BC #Earthquake: Twitter Reports And Reactions

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 10.28.2012 | Canada British Columbia

Just as quickly (if not quicker) as the U.S. Geological Survey reported that an earthquake had struck B.C.'s coastal Haida Gwaii Saturday night, the t...

Big Earthquake Shakes B.C. Coast

The Huffington Post B.C. | Andree Lau | Posted 12.27.2012 | Canada British Columbia

UPDATE - Oct. 28, 2012: A 6.4-magnitude earthquake was reported near Sandspit, B.C. Sunday at 11:54 local time. It has not resulted in a tsunami warni...