National Emergency Preparedness Week, May 1-7


Now is the time to make sure you and your family are prepared for a power outage, earthquake or tsunami. The Capital Region has a one in three probability of a damaging earthquake in the next 50 years. It’s not a matter of if an earthquake will happen, but when.

Your emergency kit should have enough food, fresh water, medication and supplies for you and your family to cope seven days or more without outside assistance.

Shake Out BC advises the Drop, Cover & Hold On method is the most appropriate action to reduce injury and death during an earthquake.

Be ready. Know what to do.