The Canadian team of Marie Eve Drolet of Chicoutimi, Quebec, Jessica Hewitt of Langley, British Columbia, Marianne St-Gelais of Roberval, Quebec and Valerie Maltais of Chicoutimi, Quebec posted a time of 4:10.641.
South Korea's Ha-Ri Cho, Alang Kim, Sangjeong Kong, Seung-Hi Park and Suk Hee Shim won the gold medal with a time of 4:09.498, while the Italians of Arianna Fontana, Lucia Peretti, Martina Valcepina and Elena Viviani won the bronze medal with a time of 4:14.014.
China meanwhile was disqualified for a lane violation.
Team Canada now has won 16 medals at the 2014 Olympic Winter Games--four gold medals, eight silver medals and four bronze medals.
Charles Hamelin of Levis, Quebec will not have a chance to defend his gold medal in the men's 500m short track speed skating event as he fell in the heats on Tuesday.