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earthquake preparedness

Magnitude 4.9 earthquake hits near Victoria, felt across Metro Vancouver

UPDATE: An earlier version of this story reported the earthquake as 5.1 magnitude, according to initial information from the federal Earthquakes Canada agency. The number has been changed to 4.9...

Experts urge Canadians to take part in earthquake drill Oct. 15

Organizers say 750,000 people have already registered in B.C., which will see participants 'duck and cover'.
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Requiem for Nepal after the earthquake

Just before noon on April 25, a 7.8-magnitude earthquake ripped through the heart of Nepal, shattering buildings and bodies and lives. The images and stories slowly emerging are as heart-wrenching...

Earthquake could be tragic for BC students

“Where school upgrades stand today, if we were to have a serious earthquake it could potentially be tragic,” Patty Bacchus, Chairperson of the Vancouver Board of Education said today. "The...