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Schools in B.C. still not earthquake proof

CBC reports that the Vancouver School Board is concerned that hundreds of its schools remain at risk from seismic events.


CBC reports that the Vancouver School Board is concerned that hundreds of its schools remain at risk from seismic events.

The B.C. government promised in 2005 to have 750 schools rebuilt to the seismic standards by 2020.  So far only 121 schools have been rebuilt or are in the process of being upgraded.

Canadian Consulting Engineer published an article about the $1.5 billion rebuilding program, entitled  “B.C. Schools – Making Them Safe,” in December 2006.  To see the article, click here.