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Poor indoor air quality can affect your health. Learn about the causes of poor indoor air quality, such as indoor activities and sources, dampness and poor ventilation.

Last Updated: Oct. 5, 2020
Date Published: Oct. 23, 2016
Organization: Health Canada
Formats: HTML
Keywords:  Poor indoor air quality, health, indoor activities, dampness, poor ventilation
Federal

o CSE’s Top 10 Security Actions
o The Dangers of Free Dynamic DNS
o Using a Blackberry as a Hotspot
o Cyber Security Considerations for Management
o Hardware Security Modules
o Windows 7 Hardening Guide
o Measures to Protect Your Network

Last Updated: Nov. 1, 2018
Date Published: Mar. 2, 2015
Organization: Communications Security Establishment Canada
Formats: PDF
Keywords:  Cyber Security, Cyber Threats
Federal

o Instant Messaging Security Risks
o Spotting Malicious Emails
o GC CIRT Pointer: Exploit Kits
o Securing your GC SECRET Network
o Sharing Information across Different Security Domains
o VoIP for GC Departments
o TBS Corner: Web 2.0 and the GC
o Application-Based Firewalls

Last Updated: Nov. 1, 2018
Date Published: Aug. 1, 2014
Organization: Communications Security Establishment Canada
Formats: PDF
Keywords:  Cyber Security, Cyber Threats
Federal

The Residential Indoor Air Quality Guidelines summarize the health risks of specific indoor pollutants. The guidelines recommend exposure limits for contaminants that affect indoor air quality.

Last Updated: Oct. 5, 2020
Date Published: Feb. 5, 2018
Organization: Health Canada
Formats: HTML
Keywords:  Residential Indoor Air Quality, guidelines, health risks, indoor pollutants, exposure limits for contaminants, indoor air quality.
Federal

The coast of South-Eastern Georgian Bay has numerous bays and inlets. This area is an important resource for drinking water, recreation and fish habitat. While offshore water quality of Georgian Bay is not impaired, nearshore embayments and inlets, in some instances, have been reported to experience water quality degradation. Concerns include excess nutrients, increased frequency of cyanobacteria blooms and hypoxia.

Last Updated: Jul. 23, 2021
Date Published: Jun. 12, 2019
Organization: Environment and Climate Change Canada
Formats: HTML
Keywords:  nutrients, Lake Simcoe, South-East Georgian Bay, Water quality
Federal

Find out how to imporve indoor air quality

Last Updated: Oct. 5, 2020
Date Published: Nov. 22, 2018
Organization: Health Canada
Formats: HTML
Keywords:  Improve indoor air quality, health
Federal

Find out if testing indoor air quality is necessary when you think there might be contaminants in the air.

Last Updated: Oct. 5, 2020
Date Published: Aug. 23, 2019
Organization: Health Canada
Formats: HTML
Keywords:  Testing, indoor air quality, contaminants in the air
Federal

Air contaminants are pollutants that are present in the air and can put your health at risk. Learn about the different indoor air contaminants.

Last Updated: Oct. 5, 2020
Date Published: Oct. 15, 2018
Organization: Health Canada
Formats: HTML
Keywords:  Indoor air contaminants, pollutants in the air, health at risk.
Federal

A residential indoor air quality study was conducted by Health Canada in 2009 in Halifax, Nova Scotia. A range of air parameters typically found in and around residences was measured for seven consecutive 24-hour periods in 50 homes during the winter and summer seasons, with 42 homes participating in both seasons. Among the different pollutants measured, volatile organic compounds (VOCs) were collected using Summa canisters. The sample canisters were analyzed for 193 polar and non-polar VOCs.

Last Updated: May 18, 2021
Date Published: May 10, 2021
Organization: Health Canada
Formats: CSV XLS
Keywords:  Volatile organic compound, Indoor Air Quality, VOC
Federal

As part of a residential indoor air quality study, Health Canada and Regina Qu’Appelle Health Region collected 24-hour and 5-day indoor and outdoor exposure samples for 194 polar and non-polar volatile organic compounds (VOCs). For the Regina Indoor Air Quality Study, a total of 146 homes in Regina, Saskatchewan participated in one or both of two 10-week sampling sessions in the winter and summer of 2007.

This data presents summary 24-hour and 5-day VOC statistics obtained from the study and is intended to provide relevant Canadian information on exposure to VOCs found indoors and outdoors. In addition, due to the different VOC signature produced by environmental tobacco smoke, the indoor VOC results are presented separately for homes with and without smokers.

Last Updated: May 31, 2021
Date Published: May 28, 2021
Organization: Health Canada
Formats: CSV XLS
Keywords:  Volatile organic compound, VOC, indoor air quality, indoor VOC, outdoor VOC, smoking, air quality, Regina
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