250+ wildfires continue to burn in B.C. as crews plan for challenging weather
Alerts in Effect
Smog WarningIssued at 17:17 Sunday 25 July 2021
The smoke from the forest fires in Northwestern Ontario and Manitoba is giving poor air quality over these areas. Conditions will improve gradually tomorrow.
Smog especially affects asthmatic children and people with respiratory ailments or heart disease. It is therefore recommended that these individuals avoid intense physical activity outdoors until the smog warning is lifted.
To learn more about the Info-Smog program, go to Environment Canada’s website at www.canada.ca/info-smog-program.
For air quality indexes in Quebec, visit the website of the Ministère de l'Environnement et de la Lutte contre les changements climatiques at www.iqa.environnement.gouv.qc.ca/contenu/index_en.asp.
For the air quality index in Montréal, visit the Réseau de surveillance de la qualité de l’air de la Ville de Montréal’s website at www.rsqa.qc.ca (french only).
To learn more about the effects of smog on your health in Québec, visit the Ministère de la Santé et des Services sociaux’s website at www.quebec.ca/en/health. You can also visit the Direction régionale de santé publique du CIUSSS du Centre-Sud-de-l’Île-de-Montréal at www.santemontreal.qc.ca/en/public.
Please continue to monitor alerts and forecasts issued by Environment Canada.