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Disaster

Disaster

What happened the last time "The Big One" hit the West Coast

Preserved by Indigenous oral history, and evidenced by signs of epic violence still visible on the landscape, this is the story of the last time seismic cataclysm came to the lands that are now British Columbia

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The doomed ship that haunted a generation

By Tristin Hopper
Oct 31, 2020

The worst maritime disaster in BC history was also one of its most cruel

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The one thing that could save Tofino

By Daren Zomerman
Sep 26, 2020

The Big One will kill 1,850 if it hits Tofino at the height of summer. The only thing that can stop it is getting ignored. 

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What the Beirut explosion would have done to Victoria

Virtually the entire historic downtown would have been flattened

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The Most Doomed City in Canada

By Tristin Hopper
Sep 15, 2019

What the Big One will do to Victoria