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Canada's Earthquake Management System

Diarmuid O'Dea Government of British Columbia Ralph Goodale

Canada's Earthquake Management System

In the event of a "Big One" earthquake hitting anywhere in Canada where can Canadians look to for emergency response? All three levels of government in British Columbia and to a lesser extent in Central and Maritime Canada have done a great deal more to be prepared for the "Big One" than most citizens or businesses.  Chances are the federal government will not lead the charge with boots on the ground but Government of Canada has developed a great deal of material and resources in order to provide funding and direction to provincial and municipal governments.  Public Safety Canada is the Government of Canada department...

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