Government, homeowners need to prepare, report says.
No damage has been reported.
Think twice, it might not be alright.
The tremor was recorded at between 4.3 and 4.8 magnitude.
Both struck within 200 kilometres of Port Hardy, B.C.
A magnitude 6.7 earthquake struck off the coast of Port Hardy on northern Vancouver Island, but no major damage has been
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.
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.
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.
A 6.3-magnitude earthquake has been recorded off the west coast of Vancouver Island Wednesday evening, according to the U.S