Environment Canada issues Special Air Quality Statement – May 16, 2023 (2:00PM)



Please be advised, Environment Canada has issued a Special Air Quality Statement for the Lethbridge and area region at 2:00 PM MDT on Tuesday, May 16, 2023. Smoke is causing or expected to cause poor air quality and reduced visibility. People with health conditions such as lung or heart disease, elderly persons, children, pregnant women, or people that work outdoors are at higher risks at experiencing health effects caused by smoke. For at-risk populations, it is advised you reduce or reschedule strenuous outdoor activities. Children and the elderly are also advised to reduce outdoor activity as it could be detrimental to health. More information can be found on the Environment Canada website or the Alberta Health Services website.





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