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In pictures: Sifting through tsunami debris in B.C. Add to ...

Japanese officials gave $1-million to help clean up B.C.'s 26,000 kilometres of coastline. A powerful earthquake off the east coast of Japan in March, 2011, triggered the massive tsunami that killed 16,000 people and washed untold tonnes of debris into the ocean. Experts predict debris levels will peak on B.C. shores in March, 2014, and continue to wash up for several years.