Japan Tsunami

Unfamiliar Mussel Travels To B.C. On Tsunami Debris

CP | Tamsyn Burgmann, The Canadian Press | Posted 06.21.2014 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - A sea creature at risk of going extinct in Asia is proving to be a survivor, but after an arduous ocean journey it's not welcome to find s...

Mystery Boat Washes Ashore

CBC | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada British Columbia

A boat that washed up on Vancouver Island appears to have been pushed across the Pacific Ocean by the massive Japanese tsunami of 2011. The boat, wh...

Japan's Donation To B.C. Tsunami Cleanup

CP | Dene Moore, The Canadian Press | Posted 05.13.2013 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - After an earthquake and tsunami devastated Japan two years ago, Canada was among the first nations to offer help.Within a few days, millio...

2 Years Later: How Japan Tsunami Affects B.C.

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 03.12.2013 | Canada British Columbia

As Japan marks the second grim anniversary of a devastating tsunami, British Columbia continues to grapple with the debris that is washing up on its c...

App Tracks B.C. Tsunami Debris

CP | James Keller, The Canadian Press | Posted 03.04.2013 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - With more than a million tonnes of debris from the Japanese tsunami floating toward North American shores and beaches, a new app is encour...

HOW Much Tsunami Debris?

CP | Dene Moore, The Canadian Press | Posted 11.25.2012 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - British Columbia could see an increase in debris washing ashore from the Japanese tsunami as winter storms begin to batter the coast, and ...

Japan Ponying Up For This?

CP | Vivian Luk, The Canadian Press | Posted 11.03.2012 | Canada

VANCOUVER - Officials in British Columbia are welcoming Japan's offer to pay for the disposal of tsunami debris washing up on the west coast of North ...

Not Just Debris Coming From Japan

AP | Posted 06.10.2012 | Canada

When a floating dock the size of a boxcar washed up on a sandy beach in Oregon, beachcombers got excited because it was the largest piece of debris fr...

Radiation-Monitoring Cellphones On Sale In Japan

CP | Yuri Kageyama, The Associated Press | Posted 07.29.2012 | Canada Business

TOKYO - Worries over radiation are so rampant in Japan after last year's nuclear meltdowns that the world's first cellphones with built-in radiation m...

Tsunami Motorcyle Headed To Museum

CBC | Posted 07.25.2012 | Canada

The Harley-Davidson motorcycle that drifted across the Pacific Ocean after the Japanese tsunami last year will be put on display at the H...

Volunteers Wanted

CBC | Posted 07.11.2012 | Canada

The wave of debris from the Japanese tsunami that is starting to wash up on the West Coast has prompted a call for volunteers to clean up...

Tsunami Motorcycle Makes Its Way Home

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 07.06.2012 | Canada

VICTORIA - Call it the brotherhood of the travelling bike.For many Canadian bikers the storied journey of the Harley-Davidson bike from Japan to B.C.'...

Did Tsunami Motorcycle Wash Ashore In Canada?

CBC | Posted 06.29.2012 | Canada

A beachcomber on British Columbia's Haida Gwaii islands has discovered what may be the first piece of debris from the Japanese tsunami to...

American Cannons Bear Down On Ghost Ship

CP | Mark Thiessen,Rachel D'Oro, The Associated Press | Posted 06.05.2012 | Canada

The long, lonely voyage of the Japanese ghost ship is over.A U.S. Coast Guard cutter unleashed cannon fire on the abandoned 164-foot Ryou-Un Maru on T...

Off It Goes

CP | Terri Theodore, The Canadian Press | Posted 06.01.2012 | Canada

VANCOUVER - A large and rusting ghost ship floating aimlessly off the Pacific coast is drifting towards Alaskan waters, setting off a series of tactic...

Japan, 1 Year On

CBC | Posted 05.10.2012 | Canada

Japan stopped on Sunday to remember the massive earthquake and tsunami that struck the nation a year ago, killing just over 19,000 people and unleashi...

'The Disaster Took Everybody’s Life And Hope'

CBC | Posted 05.09.2012 | Canada

As Japan prepares to mark the anniversary of last year’s devastating natural and nuclear disaster, many of the evacuees in a city near t...

Tsunami Debris Already Arriving, B.C. Mayor Says

CBC | Posted 02.25.2012 | Canada

The coastal community of Tofino, B.C., spent the Christmas season mentally preparing for the grim task of collecting, sorting and catalog...

Japan Debris Washing Up In B.C., Residents Say

CBC | Posted 02.14.2012 | Canada

Some residents of the west coast of Vanouver island believe they are starting to see debris from the devastating Japanese tsunami in Marc...

TVs And Fridges From The Japanese Tsunami Could Reach BC by 2014

CP | Jennifer Sinco Kelleher, The Associated Press | Posted 12.25.2011 | Canada

HONOLULU, Hawaii - Up to 20 million tons of tsunami debris floating from Japan could arrive on British Columbia's shores by 2014, according to estimat...

Japan's GDP Falls For Third Straight Quarter

CP | The Associated Press | Posted 10.14.2011 | Canada Business

TOKYO - Japan's economy contracted for a third straight quarter as consumer spending and factory production continued to suffer in the aftermath of th...

Magna Warns Japan Tsunami Continues To Disrupt Production

CP | Sunny Freeman, The Canadian Press | Posted 10.05.2011 | Canada Business

TORONTO - Shares in Magna International Inc. took a 12 per cent hit Friday after the auto parts giant reported weaker-than-expected second-quarter ear...