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.

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Indoor air quality

Indoor air pollutants

Asbestos, mould, carbon monoxide, radon and other indoor air pollutants

Improve indoor air quality in your home

Sources of indoor air pollution, reduce exposure, improve ventilation

Indoor air quality resources for professionals

Exposure limits, sources, research data

Participate in a study on indoor air quality in newly built homes

Find out whether you are eligible for indoor air quality testing in your newly constructed home.

Outdoor air quality

Outdoor air pollution and health

Health impacts of outdoor air pollution on people in Canada, health risks and effects, minimizing outdoor air pollution and its effects on health

Air Quality Health Index (AQHI)

Outdoor air quality conditions, forecasts, managing your exposure to air pollution

Wildfire smoke and health

Symptoms, protecting your health

Outdoor air pollutants

Sulphur and nitrogen oxides, ground level ozone, and fine particulate matter

Environmental health: Air quality podcast

Health and research experts discuss air pollution and its impacts on our health.

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