Local Health Authorities and Contacts

Environment Canada, in collaboration with Health Canada, has partnered with provinces and territories, municipal governments, stakeholders from industry, health, environmental and aboriginal organizations, and local health authorities to develop and deliver the Air Quality Health Index (AQHI) for communities across Canada.



Alberta Environment and Parks

Alberta Health

Alberta Health Services

The Lung Association, Alberta & NWT

Wood Buffalo Environmental Association

British Columbia

Local Health Authorities

Fraser Health

Interior Health

Northern Health

Vancouver Coastal Health

Vancouver Island Health Authority

Map of Local Health Authorities


B.C. Centre for Disease Control

B.C. Ministry of Environment

B.C. Ministry of Healthy Living and Sport

B.C. Ministry of Health

British Columbia Lung Association

Canadian Environmental Law Association (CELA)

Canadian Partnership for Children's Health & Environment (CPCHE)

Fraser Basin Council

Metro Vancouver

Municipality of Williams Lake

School of Population & Public Health, The University of British Columbia



Manitoba Conservation

Manitoba Health

Manitoba Healthy Living

Sports Medicine Council of Manitoba

Winnipeg Regional Health Authority

New Brunswick

Local Health Authority

New Brunswick Department of Health


New Brunswick Department of Environment and Local Government

New Brunswick Lung Association

Newfoundland and Labrador

Local Health Authorities

Newfoundland and Labrador Department of Health and Community Service


Department of Environment and Conservation, Newfoundland and Labrador

Health and Community Services, Newfoundland and Labrador

Iron Ore Company of Canada

Newfoundland and Labrador Lung Association

Northwest Territories


Government of the Northwest Territories Department of Environment and Natural Resources

Government of the Northwest Territories Department Health and Social Services

Nova Scotia


Nova Scotia College of Respiratory Therapists

For general information about the AQHI or air quality, contact Nova Scotia Environment's (NSE) Air Quality Branch at (902) 424-8207.

For information on specific air quality issues in your community, contact your local Nova Scotia Environment office:

  • For air quality questions for the Halifax Regional Municipality (HRM) region, contact the NSE Bedford Office at: (902) 424-7773
  • For air quality questions in the Kentville and Greenwood area, contact the NSE Kentville Office at: (902) 679-6086
  • For air quality questions in the Pictou area, contact the NSE Pictou Office at: (902) 893-5880  
  • For air quality questions in the Port Hawkesbury area, contact the NSE Port Hawkesbury office at:(902) 625-0791   
  • For air quality questions in the Sydney region, contact the NSE Sydney Office at: (902) 563-2100


Local Health Authorities

Durham Region Health Department

Halton Region - Public Health Unit

Hamilton Public Health Services

Kingston Public Health

London Middlesex-London Public Health Unit

Niagara Region Public Health

Ottawa Public Health, City of Ottawa

Peel Region – Public Health Unit

Peterborough-Public Health Unit

Sault Ste. Marie - Algoma Public Health

Simcoe Muskoka District Health Unit

Toronto Public Health

Windsor-Essex County Public Health Unit/City of Windsor

York Region Public Health Unit


Asthma Society of Canada

Clean Air Hamilton

Clean Air Partnership

Community Environmental Alliance

Green Venture

Ontario Lung Association

The Ontario Ministry of the Environment and Climate Change

The Ontario Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care

Prince Edward Island


Prince Edward Island Department of Communities, Land and Environment

Prince Edward Island Department of Health and Wellness

Prince Edward Island Lung Association



Ministère du Développement durable, de l’Environnement et de la Lutte contre les changements climatiques

Ville de Montréal



Saskatchewan Ministry of Environment

Saskatchewan Ministry of Health



Yukon Health and Social Services


Active Living Coalition for Older Adults

Asthma Society of Canada

Canada Walks

Clean Air Champions

Green Communities Canada

Green Venture

The College of Family Physicians of Canada

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