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Air pollution causes 7,700 premature deaths in Canada each year: report

"Air pollution cost Canadian families an estimated $36 billion in 2015 due to premature death and illness, a new research report says. The report, Costs of Pollution in Canada, is a compilation of scientific data on all aspects of pollution, from smog to oil spills and fertilizer use. It is being released today by the International Institute for Sustainable Development."

June 1, 2017