Haida Gwaii Earthquake

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...

Earthquakes Hit Near B.C. Islands

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 05.14.2013 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - Two earthquakes have occurred off the north B.C. coast, the latest in a series that has rattled the area since last fall.The quakes with a...

Tsunami Warning Text Messages Fail To Provide Any Info

Robin Rowland | Posted 05.11.2013 | Canada British Columbia
Robin Rowland

For the past month, text message tsunami warnings from the West Coast and Alaska Tsunami Warning Center have transformed from clear, concise vital information to incomprehensible computer code with a link to a useless URL -- at least on my Bell Android Samsung phone.

B.C. Haida Gwaii Earthquake Preps Stalled By Feds, Says B.C. MP

Robin Rowland | Posted 05.02.2013 | Canada British Columbia
Robin Rowland

The Stephen Harper government is stalling on requests for better earthquake preparation on B.C.'s Haida Gwaii, according to NDP MP for Skeena-Bulkley Valley, Nathan Cullen.

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...

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.

B.C.'s New Tsunami Warning System

CP | Keven Drews, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.12.2013 | Canada British Columbia

VICTORIA - The powerful earthquake that rocked British Columbia's coast two weeks ago has shaken up the way the provincial government issues its tsuna...

Haida Gwaii Islands Aftershocks Continue

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 01.04.2013 | Canada British Columbia

SANDSPIT, B.C. - The B.C. coast continues to feel the rumble of earthquake aftershocks.A magnitude-5.2 quake was recorded 90 kilometres southeast of S...

Endangered Species May Have Lost Home

CBC | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada British Columbia

An endangered species of bat may have lost its birthing ground after the magnitude 7.7 earthquake off the coast of Haida Gwaii caused one of island's ...

Haida Gwaii Earthquake Did WHAT?

CBC | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada British Columbia

The recent West Coast earthquake appears to have shut off the water at the popular hot springs in Haida Gwaii's national park, but there is hope they ...

6.2-Magnitude Quake Hits B.C.

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 10.30.2012 | Canada British Columbia

A 6.2-magnitude earthquake hit near B.C.'s Haida Gwaii Monday evening, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The earthquake struck at 159 kilo...

Earthquake Wake-Up Call For Homeowners

CBC | Posted 12.29.2012 | Canada British Columbia

Many B.C. homeowners assume that earthquake coverage is included in their house insurance, or that governments will compensate them for damage, but ne...

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 ...

7.7 Quake Rattles B.C.

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 12.27.2012 | Canada British Columbia

QUEEN CHARLOTTE, B.C. - After a sleepless night of tsunami warnings and aftershocks, triggered by a massive earthquake off British Columbia's northwes...

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...