climate change and health

Climate Changed: Canada’s health system isn’t ready for new reality, say doctors

Oct 30, 2022 | 8:27am

Montreal family doctor Claudel Pétrin-Desrosiers sees climate change as an all-encompassing “risk amplifier.” She says it raises the potential for hazard across the board, from threatening the most basic health determinants, such as air quality and access to food and water, to exacerbating seasonal allergies and tick-borne Lyme disease. Pétrin-Desrosiers, president of the Quebec chapter […]