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Japanese earthquake

Lessons from Japan: In aftermath of earthquake, community means survival

A former Japanese firefighter who went to Japan's quake-struck areas last March, explains what will become most important if an earthquake hits Vancouver.

Japan earthquake fundraiser on March 11 at Nikkei Place

It's been one year, but the Japanese tsunami victims still need help. Show your support at the upcoming fundraiser on March 11.

Scandals of Fukushima

A look back at how the Japanese government repeatedly misinformed its public about the dangers of radiation from Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant.

2011: A Year To Remember video

2011 was a year of the tsunami, Occupy, and the 7 billion milestone.

Destroyed by nature, saved by nature: my home in earthquake-ravaged Japan

It took five days to get in touch with my loved ones in my hometown, Matsuyama, a small town in Northeast Japan with a population about under 7,000, which was shaken by the awful earthquake. I could...

Living into the aftermath of the Japanese earthquake and tsunami

My friend Yuri lives outside Tokyo and writes that she and her family are safe. But that was yesterday. And what can any of us possibly mean by “safe”?

Earthquake preparedness 101

If an earthquake rocks Vancouver, will you be ready? Following the devasating earthquake in Japan, emergency kits at Krasicki and Ward Emergency Preparedness at City Square were in high demand and by...

Kristen Stewart and Taylor Lautner evacuate BC after tsunami warning

The Twilight cast have apparently gone to higher ground. Following the Japanese earthquake and subsequent tsunami warning for coastal BC,  Kristen Stewart, Taylor Lautner and other actors...