Air quality and health
Get more information on air pollutants and the impact of poor air quality on your health. Learn about the causes of poor indoor air quality, how to detect it and how to improve it.
Indoor air quality
Asbestos, mould, carbon monoxide, radon and other indoor air pollutants
Sources of indoor air pollution, reduce exposure, improve ventilation
Residential indoor air quality guidelines, exposure limits, indoor air reference levels, guidance for non-residential (public) indoor spaces
Outdoor air quality
Health impacts of outdoor air pollution on people in Canada, health risks and effects, minimizing outdoor air pollution and its effects on health
Outdoor air quality conditions, forecasts, managing your exposure to air pollution
Symptoms, protecting your health
Sulphur and nitrogen oxides, ground level ozone, and fine particulate matter
Health and research experts discuss air pollution and its impacts on our health.
HBAQOs will identify safe exposure levels of outdoor air pollutants of concern for human health.
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Air quality and health education resources including videos, infographics, factsheets and more.
The strategy focuses on investigating the local air quality effects.
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