Lives That Matter Conditions for Life

Air Quality

If you live south of the Bow River, you are breating in the worst air quality in the city.

South Calgary experiences the worst air quality in the winter months.

Why do you think this is the case?

North East Calgary has the words air quality in the summer.

Why do you think this is the case?

So what is Calgary doing to combat air pollition issues?

Minimize cars on the road by encouraging:

  • encouraging public transit
  • cycling
  • walking to get to work is a healthy alternative to driving solo

Affects on Humans

  • reduction in cognitive ability
  • athsma
  • allergies
  • breathing issues

Students attending schools in a congested area have a reduced cognitive ability, than that of students who live in less congested areas.

Affects on Animals




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