Wildfire Smoke Sifts Into Ontario, Bringing Hazardous Air Quality

You may think your eyes are playing tricks on you this week, but rest assured, the haze you see is real. Smoke from wildfires in Quebec and Ontario has made its way southward, bringing poor air quality and hazy skies.

Wildfire activity has significantly grown in the last couple of weeks across northern Quebec. As a result, significant wildfire smoke is impacting many communities in southern Quebec, Ontario, and many parts of the U.S.

As of Monday evening, more than 150 wildfires are currently burning in Quebec and there have been more than 400 fires this year so far for the province – surpassing the 10-year average of 199 blazes in the province by the beginning of June.

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