Toronto and Montreal: Canada's Deadliest Cities for Heat Waves


StatCan's 20-year study reveals Toronto and Montreal have the highest heat-related death rates among 12 major Canadian cities, with 250 and 295 excess deaths respectively. These cities' high renter populations and lower air conditioning access are contributing factors. Seniors are particularly vulnerable to heat mortality.

Abstract Written By:
Denson Natividad
June 19, 2024

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