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Canadian Forces on guard for 'Big One' earthquake in B.C.

23 Feb 2017, CBC

The Canadian Armed Forces are prepared to deploy thousands of members if a catastrophic earthquake strikes the West Coast. The military would play a supporting role under the direction of the provincial emergency management officials.



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