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Air Pollution Statistics

Air Pollution Statistics

  • More than 3,000 Canadians die each year due to radon exposure? It’s the second leading cause of lung cancer, among other health issues. That's nearly five times as many as there are murders each year in Canada.



  1. World Health Organization. Air pollution.

  2. Government of Canada. 2020. Health impacts from air pollution.
  3. Government of Canada. 2013. Air pollution: human health costs.
  4. Edger, R., Howard, C., Lem, M., Zigby, J., Pétrin-Desrosiers, C., Doyle H.M., Kitching, G.T., Luo, O.D., Cohen, A.,Wu, K., Kirsh Carson, J.J., Létourneau S.G., & Kuhl, J. (2020). Healthy Recovery Plan: For a Safe and Sustainable Future. Canadian Association of Physicians for the Environment.