What is the air quality alert email notification system?

The air quality alert email notification system is a service that provides advanced warning of a Special Air Quality Statement or Air Quality Advisory.

By subscribing to the service, there are three kinds of notifications that you can expect to receive by email.

Both Special Air Quality Statements and Smog and Air Quality Advisories are issued jointly by the Ontario Ministry of the Environment, Conservation and Parks, and Environment and Climate Change Canada.

Air quality alert notification are provided year-round with the majority of alerts being issued between May and September.