Staying Cool in Ottawa’s Heatwave

Written by guest blogger Denise Deby, who writes on local and global social and environmental issues.

With Ottawa’s high temperatures and humidity continuing into August, we’ll need to find ways to keep cool. Here are some sources that might be useful:

Tips from Ottawa Public Health on how and where to avoid the heat. You can also check their recommendations on what to do in a heat wave.

OttawaStart’s list of free or low-cost places with air conditioning.

My earlier guest post on keeping cool in the heat.

You can also look up local air quality at Environment Canada.

Feel free to share other suggestions in the comments section!

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