Local air quality partners

Environment and Climage Change Canada, in collaboration with Health Canada, has partnered with provinces and territories, municipal governments, stakeholders from industry, health, environmental and aboriginal organizations, and local health authorities to develop and deliver the Air Quality Health Index (AQHI) for communities across Canada.


British Columbia


New Brunswick

Local Health Authority

New Brunswick Department of Health

Newfoundland and Labrador

Local Health Authorities

Newfoundland and Labrador Department of Health and Community Service

Northwest Territories

Nova Scotia


Nova Scotia College of Respiratory Therapists

Lung Association of Nova Scotia

For general information about the AQHI or air quality, contact Nova Scotia Environment's (NSE) Air Quality Branch at (902) 424-8207.

For information on specific air quality issues in your community, contact your local Nova Scotia Environment office:

  • For air quality questions for the Halifax Regional Municipality (HRM) region, contact the NSE Bedford Office at: (902) 424-7773
  • For air quality questions in the Kentville and Greenwood area, contact the NSE Kentville Office at: (902) 679-6086
  • For air quality questions in the Pictou area, contact the NSE Pictou Office at: (902) 893-5880  
  • For air quality questions in the Port Hawkesbury area, contact the NSE Port Hawkesbury office at:(902) 625-0791   
  • For air quality questions in the Sydney region, contact the NSE Sydney Office at: (902) 563-2100


Prince Edward Island




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