Clean air is essential for a high quality of life. The decisions each of us make every day in our homes and businesses affect the quality of the air we breathe. We all share the responsibility for clean air – ensuring healthy communities, ecosystems, and a sustainable economy for the future.

Alberta has a comprehensive Air Quality Management System for managing air quality. A brief description of the components of the system is available at:

The Air Quality Health Index (AQHI) is a tool that helps you understand what the air quality outside means to your health.

Learn about the air quality near you – download the AQHI Canada App at:

Air quality advisories are issued when poor air quality may lead to potential health concerns.

The Environmental Monitoring and Science Division, airshed organizations, Environment Canada, and industry operate a comprehensive network of air quality monitoring stations across Alberta.


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Updated: Mar 1, 2017