Healthy Debate has published an article bringing attention to the effects of air pollution on the health of Canadians. The air quality in some regions don’t even meet minimum national standards. The article reports that “The CMA estimates air pollution was responsible for 21,000 early deaths in Canada in 2008. Worldwide, fine particulate matter is responsible for 2.9 million deaths, according to the 2013 Global Burden of Disease Study.” Carleton’s Paul Villeneuve is quoted based on their work suggesting that there is no threshold for the health dangers of fine particulate matter. Read more here.