Ottawa - Air Quality Health Index
- Enjoy your usual outdoor activities.
- Find out if you are at risk
- Ideal air quality for outdoor activities.
People with heart and lung conditions are most affected by air pollution.
Visit the national AQHI Web site to learn more about the AQHI.
"Smart growth" communities cluster homes around commercial areas, allowing residents to reach schools, stores, restaurants and other services by walking or cycling instead of driving.
The AQHI is an initiative of Environment Canada, Health Canada, the Ontario Ministry of Environment, the ministère de la Santé et des Services sociaux du Québec, the ministère du Développement durable, de l'Environnement et des Parcs du Québec, Ottawa Public Health and the Direction de la santé publique de l'Outaouais.
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