This option covers you for loss and damages to your home caused by an earthquake.
Over the last few years, Quebec has had several earthquakes, five of which measured over six on the Richter scale1.
Even with such a small number highly intensity earthquakes catalogued recently in Quebec, there is a real probability of another earthquake in the province, wherein the importance of being well protected.
Add earthquake insurance and be well protected
Your home insurance covers damage caused by fire, smoke or an explosion caused by an earthquake.
However, it does not cover all other types of damage to your home caused by an earthquake (cracks, structural damage, collapse, etc.).
Because earthquakes usually damage a building’s structure and foundation, adding an earthquake insurance rider to your home insurance policy will ensure you have enough coverage for your home and its contents.