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Federal

Recognize heat illnesses and heat sensitive diseases, their key risk factors and treatment priorities.

Last Updated: Oct. 5, 2020
Date Published: Aug. 7, 2018
Organization: Health Canada
Formats: HTML
Keywords:  Acute care, extreme heat, health care workers, heat illnesses, heat sensitive diseases, Federal publications, official publications
Federal

Many places in Canada have a high number of extreme heat events, often called heat waves. Extreme heat can put your health at risk, causing illnesses like heat stroke and even death.

Last Updated: Oct. 5, 2020
Date Published: Mar. 28, 2020
Organization: Health Canada
Formats: HTML
Keywords:  Extreme heat, heat waves, health.
Federal

Heat and especially extreme heat can cause a range of heat-related illnesses and exacerbate certain chronic conditions.

Last Updated: Oct. 5, 2020
Date Published: Aug. 7, 2018
Organization: Health Canada
Formats: HTML
Keywords:  Heat and extreme heat, Extreme Heat Events Guidelines, health care workers, Federal publications, official publications
Federal

2011 Health Canada Toolkit for Public Health and Emergency Management Officials. This toolkit presents communication best practices for addressing health risks from extreme heat events.

Last Updated: Oct. 5, 2020
Date Published: Aug. 7, 2018
Organization: Health Canada
Formats: HTML
Keywords:  Toolkit, communications, health risks, extreme heat events, Federal publications, official publications
Federal

This document provides guidance to health authorities working to protect people in Canada from extreme heat by considering COVID-19 in heat alert and response planning. COVID-19 information evolves rapidly and this document is based on the medical community's current understanding of this issue.

Last Updated: Aug. 26, 2021
Date Published: Jul. 30, 2021
Organization: Health Canada
Formats: HTML
Keywords:  COVID-19, extreme heat, extreme heat and COVID-19, heat alert and response planning
Federal

Little information is available to address considerations specific to the assessment of vulnerability to the health impacts of extreme heat events. This document addresses this need. The stakeholders and assessment steps relevant to the investigation of heat-health vulnerabilities in Canadian communities are presented along with examples of method application and information on key challenges and limitations.

Last Updated: Oct. 5, 2020
Date Published: Aug. 7, 2018
Organization: Health Canada
Formats: HTML
Keywords:  Extreme heat events, guidelines, assessing health vulnerability, key challenges and limitations, Federal publications, official publications
Federal

Even though heat-related deaths are preventable, extreme heat events have been associated with sudden, short-term increases in mortality, especially among older adults, those who are chronically ill and socially disadvantaged people. This guidebook informs how to prevent deaths in the community caused by heat waves.

Last Updated: Oct. 5, 2020
Date Published: Aug. 7, 2018
Organization: Health Canada
Formats: HTML
Keywords:  Heat Alert and Response Systems, guidebook, extreme heat, heat-related deaths, heat waves
Provincial

"The Heating Assistance Rebate Program helps low-income Nova Scotians with the cost of home heating. Rebates range from $100 to $200. Applicants are able to apply online or by mail for the program annually. Data field names: - total applications received - applications approved/denied - mailed in applications - online applications - opt-in applications from Property Tax Rebate for Seniors - device breakdown of online applicants - Cheque payments vs direct deposit payments of applicants - Renters vs Home Owner stats for applicants - Fuel type breakdown (wood, electricity, oil, natural gas, etc) - Total number of seniors applying online vs mail - Number of emails collected from applicants "

Last Updated: May 3, 2022
Date Published: Feb. 5, 2021
Organization: Government of Nova Scotia
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Keywords:  harp, low income, rebates, online, heating, device breakdown, income assistance, consumer programs
Federal

Approved list of the eligible air source heat pumps and cold climate heat pumps models for the Canada Greener Homes Grant. *

General notice

In response to a high level of interest in the Canada Greener Homes Grant initiative we are seeking to ensure equipment model lists used by the program are up to date and include all equipment models meeting current program criteria. Eligible model lists are scheduled for near term updates the week of November 16 2021 and last week of January 2022 respectively. The November 2021 update will be a ‘refresh’ and will add equipment models that have already qualified since the program launch in May 2021.

Last Updated: Apr. 13, 2022
Date Published: May 27, 2021
Organization: Natural Resources Canada
Formats: XLSX CSV
Keywords:  eligible products, Greener Homes, Canada Greener Homes Grant, retrofits, homes, grants, energy efficiency
Federal

Heat Wave represents the consecutive number of days (April 1 – October 31) where the maximum daily temperature is greater than 25 or 30 degrees respectively. Heat wave products are only generated during the Growing Season, April 1 through October 31.

Last Updated: May 4, 2022
Date Published: Jan. 14, 2019
Organization: Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada
Formats: WMS PDF HTML ESRI REST GeoTIF
Keywords:  agclimate, HW, Farmlands, Agriculture, Crops, Precipitation, Temperature
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