It’s time for major lung health groups to truly care about protecting lung health

Wood smoke sufferer Julie Northey recently shared her plight on the Facebook page of the Lung Health Foundation (formerly the Ontario chapter of the Canadian Lung Association, the Lung Association – Ontario): In response to Julie’s heartbreaking comment, a page administrator of the Lung Health Foundation replied on January 14, 2021: “Hi Julie. We are…

Let’s ensure clean air for everyone

Letter by Cathy Baiton, printed in The Lethbridge Herald (lethbridge herald.com) – Letters, May 30, 2020 Near the start of the pandemic, my son and I saw a “We are all in this together” sign in the front window of a long-term care residence, on an evening when that neighbourhood’s air was permeated with toxic…

“Scrap wood heaters” – A letter to The Age newspaper from a Northcote resident

This is a video shared recently to the Only Clean Air: Helping to End Wood Smoke Pollution Facebook page; the text of the video is from a letter by Liz Poole that was printed in the June 1/20 edition of The Age newspaper (theage.com.au). “Scrap wood heaters” – Lettter by Liz Poole, printed in The…