Although some homeowners living on the island are willing to buy earthquate insurance just for peace of mind, sadly, not every policy holder wants to carry this kind of insurance.
Being preparing is somthing we can do right now. The 2012 BC Building Code has been updated in regard to seismic design of houses. “These new requirements are meant to help bring a higher level of safety in the event of an earthquake or other significant seismic activity.”
Find more information on the website https://www.hpo.bc.ca/seismic-design-guide