Alerts for: Metro Montréal - Laval

Statements

5:18 AM EST Saturday 20 December 2014
Special air quality statement in effect for:

  • Metro Montréal - Laval

Smog warning in effect.

This evening and through Sunday morning.







Atmospheric conditions could trigger a deterioration of air quality.



We can all help improve air quality by doing simple things, such as
Using public transit, reducing our driving speed and not letting our
Car engines idle unnecessarily.



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.



Additional information.

To view the smog warning, go to Environment Canada's Web site at
WWW.QC.EC.GC.CA/ATMOS/SMOG.



For the air quality index for the City of Montréal, visit the city's
Web site at WWW.RSQA.QC.CA.



For air quality indexes elsewhere in Quebec, visit the mddelcc's web
Site at WWW.MDDELCC.GOUV.QC.CA/AIR/IQA.



To learn more about the effects of smog on your health, visit the web
Site of the direction de sante publique de Montréal at
WWW.SANTEMONTREAL.QC.CA/EN/HEALTHY-LIVING/HEALTHY-ENVIRONMENT/
Info-smog.



Or the msss's Web site at WWW.MSSS.GOUV.QC.CA/SUJETS/SANTEPUB/
Environment.

Issued by Environment Canada, le ministere du developpement durable, of l'environnement and of la lutte contre les changements climatithats, le ministere of la sante and des services sociaux, la direction of sante publithat of l'agence of la sante and des services sociaux of showsal and la ville of showsal

What we are doing

Date modified: