One. That's the number of smog days Ontario has experienced since the last piece of coal was burned for electricity in 2014.
Air is cleaner, Ontarians healthier since Ontario shut down coal
One. How can such an obvious improvement in air quality simply be discounted? Clean air is vital to the health of all Canadians. The Asthma Society of works with hundreds of people who have been rushed to the emergency room, admitted to hospital, been treated for illnesses, visited their doctor and, unfortunately, even died during times of heavily polluted air, most often in the form of summer smog.
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