Things can change

Remember when we thought filtered cigarettes were healthier and ads actually used the words “smoke clean smoke”? Remember when doctor’s recommended cigarettes and ‘scientific evidence’ justified different brands? Remember when […]

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No safe level of exposure

A US study by researchers at Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health found that death rates among people over 65 are higher in zip codes with more fine particulate air […]

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Smoke forecast tool

This summer, as wildlife smoke blows in and out of town, many are concerned about their health and want to know when things might improve, or where the air quality […]

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Smoky Skies Bulletin issued

A “Smoky Skies Bulletin” has been expanded to include most of Vancouver Island and the Gulf Islands. These new bulletin are specific to smoke from wildfires and are being used […]

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Questions for Candidates

It’s election time in BC and candidates will be knocking on doors and canvassing by phone. This is a great chance to make sure our elected representatives know clean air is important […]

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Air Quality Forum April 4th

There is an important AIR QUALITY FORUM in the Comox Valley on Tuesday, April 4th. This is an “Elected Officials Forum” for all elected people in the valley. However, the […]

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New Mobile Monitoring Study

A UBC researcher is undertaking a new mobile monitoring study of the Comox Valley this winter. From January 25 to February 9, Matt Wagstaff will be driving approximately 90 kilometres […]

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The air we share

The photos below were taken in Courtenay, Cumberland, Comox and CVRD in November 2016. These are not being shared to target specific homes. The intent is to show that the air we […]

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