tsunami

Canadian government evacuates Canadians from Fukushima Daiichi radiation zone

As Czech, French, and US planes flew into Japan today to evacuate nationals, Canada sent buses to take Canadians away from radiation-threatened areas in northeastern Japan. But Canada has stopped...

Japan nuclear crisis worsens and effects depend on wind

Japan's Emperor Akihito delivered a rare televised address, saying he was "deeply worried" about the deteriorating situation at the plant and a new aftershock has hit Japan, several journalists...

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”?

Tsunami leaves scant trace of Vancouver woman's friends and family

In the aftermath of the tsunami in Japan, many of us are anxiously waiting by the phone in hopes of hearing from our family and friends.   One of the cities effected by the tsunami was my...

Grieving with Japan

Four days since the earthquake and tsunami completely overtook northern Japan, and the news is becoming more and more horrific. On a global level this is such a monstrous tragedy  and I am but...