Because of the forest fires in Quebec, there are high concentrations of fine particulate matter in the air today. These conditions may continue over the next few days.
The authorities warn that smog especially affects asthmatic children and people with respiratory ailments or heart disease. They recommended these individuals avoid intense physical activity outdoors until the smog warning is lifted.
In response to this guidance, Côte Saint-Luc is closing its outdoor pool, tennis courts, and other outdoor facilities. Parks remain open to the public, however. And sport leagues can decide for themselves whether to use the fields they previously rented.