Earthquake risk in eastern Canada: mind the shakes

While Western Canada is often associated with earthquake risk, the more densely populated East, which includes three of the country's biggest cities, Montreal, Ottawa, and Quebec City, are also in seismically active zones. In fact, 70% of the population of Quebec lives in seismic regions. A major earthquake could result in significant losses in an area that includes a concentration of economic assets and population.

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Earthquake risk in eastern Canada: mind the shakes