Bc Tsunami

Powerful Quake Sparked Brief B.C. Tsunami Warning

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 03.07.2013 | Canada British Columbia

JUNEAU, Alaska - A powerful earthquake sparked a brief tsunami warning for a lengthy stretch of the British Columbia coast early Saturday, but no dama...

B.C. Tries To Examine Earthquake, Tsunami Response As 'Learning Opportunity'

Robin Rowland | Posted 01.12.2013 | Canada British Columbia
Robin Rowland

The B.C. government is asking emergency program co-ordinators to give feedback on the initial responses to last month's 7.7-magnitude earthquake. A letter explains, "Input will be sought in an endeavour to hear from those directly impacted as a measure of enhancing our operations and response." It also reviews what unfolded from the province's side of things on Oct. 27. Read between the lines of the solicitor general's letter and while at first the officials say things went fine according to procedures in the book, events appear to show that in practice, the system didn't work as well as expected.

How BC Zoned Out On The Tsunami Warning

Robin Rowland | Posted 01.07.2013 | Canada British Columbia
Robin Rowland

Kitimat, B.C. and New York had one thing in common this week: the misuse and use of social media, Twitter and Facebook that spread both accurate warnings and dangerous misinformation about an impending disaster.

B.C. Earthquake Response Delayed

The Huffington Post B.C. | Jesse Ferreras | Posted 10.29.2012 | Canada British Columbia

B.C. towns are criticizing the provincial government for what they call a delayed response to a 7.7-magnitude earthquake on Saturday night. Tofino ...

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...

Tsunami, Fault Line Possible Near Proposed Pipeline

The Huffington Post B.C. | Andree Lau | Posted 09.21.2012 | Canada British Columbia

A map from the Geological Survey of Canada showing the line of a possible seismic fault on Douglas Channel. A tsunami hazard and a possible seismi...

Tsunami Hazard, Possible Fault Line Discovered Near Kitimat

Robin Rowland | Posted 11.20.2012 | Canada British Columbia
Robin Rowland

The Geological Survey of Canada has identified a tsunami hazard and a possible seismic fault in Douglas Channel near Kitimat. That's the proposed site of the Enbridge Northern Gateway project and at least three liquified natural gas projects. If the projects go ahead, hundreds of supertankers with either bitumen or LNG will be sailing in the channel for years to come.