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

Partners

Alberta Environment and Sustainable Resource Development

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

Partners

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, UBC


Manitoba

Partners

Manitoba Conservation

Manitoba Health

Manitoba Healthy Living

Sports Medicine Council of Manitoba

The Lung Association, Manitoba

Winnipeg Regional Health Authority


New Brunswick

Local Health Authority

New Brunswick Department of Health

Partners

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

Partners

Department of Environment and Conservation, Newfoundland and Labrador

Newfoundland and Labrador Lung Association


Northwest Territories

Partners

Government of the Northwest Territories Department of Environment and Natural Resources

Government of the Northwest Territories Department Health and Social Services


Nova Scotia

Partners

Nova Scotia College of Respiratory Therapists

For general information about the AQHI or air quality, contact Nova Scotia Environment's 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

Ontario

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

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

Partners

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


Quebec

Partners

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

Ville de Montréal


Prince Edward Island

Partners

Prince Edward Island Department of Environment, Labour and Justice

Prince Edward Island Department of Health and Wellness

Prince Edward Island Lung Association


Saskatchewan

Partners

Saskatchewan Ministry of Environment

Saskatchewan Ministry of Health


National

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