Earthquake Preparedness: Learn more Oct 16 & 19

October 3, 2017

Are you prepared for an earthquake?


Research tells us that there is a 30% chance that significant earthquake will strike southwestern British Columbia in the next 50 years. It's not a question of "if" but "when." It's time to make sure you're prepared!

Check out these upcoming events in Pitt Meadows to help you and your family prepare for earthquakes!

Insurance Bureau of Canada's ShakeZone Earthquake Simulator comes to Pitt Meadows October 16!

See what an earthquake feels like! Stop by the Pitt Meadows Family Rec Centre on October 16 and check out the ShakeZone earthquake simulator! Learn about how earthquakes can affect you, your family, your property and how you can prepare to reduce harm and loss after an earthquake. 

#ShakeZoneSelfie Contest
From September 9, 2017 – October 19, 2017 you could be eligible to win a 72 HRS deluxe backpack survival kit. All you have to do is visit the ShakeZone Tour and follow these instructions.

ShakeOut BC - Practice your earthquake drill October 19 at 10:19am!

On October 19 at 10:19 am, millions of people worldwide will practice how to “Drop, Cover and Hold On” during Great ShakeOut Earthquake Drills. British Columbians can join by registering for the 2017 Great British Columbia ShakeOut.

Participating is a great way for your family or organization to be prepared to survive and recover quickly from big earthquakes – wherever you live, work, or travel.