Air Quality Program

Water and Air Quality Bureau
Safe Environments Directorate
Healthy Environments and Consumer Safety Branch
Health Canada

Telephone: 1-833-223-1014
Teletypewriter: 1-800-465-7735 (Service Canada)

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Please note that Health Canada does not

  • set or enforce regulations for air quality or intervene in local air quality issues
  • advise on individual situations, including medical and health concerns;
  • test air quality or interpret test results; or
  • advise on specific brands or models of air quality tests or air purifiers.

For questions on regulations, contact your provincial or territorial authority.

For medical problems, questions or concerns, contact your health care provider, e.g., family doctor or public/community health clinic.

For concerns about local air quality (e.g., in rental units, in workplaces, or outdoors) contact the responsible federal, provincial or territorial authority.

For information on air quality in relation to cannabis (marijuana), refer to Health Canada’s webpage on Cannabis odours and odour control.

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