Are you participating in the Great British Columia Shake Out? Why would you do that? From the ShakeOut website:
"While potential earthquake hazards depend on your location, everywhere in British Columbia is considered at high risk in relation to the rest of Canada. For example, on January 26, 1700, a magnitude 9 earthquake (similar to the 2011 Tohoku earthquake off the coast of Japan) shook the entire province as well as Washington, Oregon, and California, and generated a massive tsunami.
What we do now will determine our quality of life after our next big earthquake. Are you prepared to survive and recover quickly?"
Get more information here: ShakeOut BC
Photo from UBC archives via Wikimedia Commons: Virgin Forest in Stanley Park 1912 by Rosetti Photographic Studios