Earthquake — #BCelection

2017 British Columbia Election and Earthquake Mitigation Policy

#BCelection

2017 British Columbia Election and Earthquake Mitigation Policy

The Britsh Columbia provincial general election is May 9, 2017. Currently, BC Liberal Party is the government, a loose coalition of federal Liberals and Conservatives. The BC Liberals have been in power since 2001. The main opposition parties are the liberal-socialist  New Democratic Party (NDP) and the Green Party. Where do the three parties stand on Emergency Preparedness policy and more specifically Earthquake mitigation? How will they prepare for the #BigOne? In 2014 the BC Auditor-General criticized the current government fro not doing enough to prepare for the possibility of a "catastrophic earthquake".  The government responded by appointing a dedicated person...

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