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There's 42,000,000 kg Of Smoke Hovering Over Victoria, BC Right Now

It's the equivalent of 44 cigarettes directly into your lungs!

As the wildfires in California continue to wreak havoc, the effects can still be felt across the border in Canada. Wildfire smoke in Victoria amounts roughly to 42 million kilograms hovering in the area according to The Weather Network.

The air quality has significantly decreased from where it was just a week ago, where Meteorologist Tyler Hamilton describes it as having "had the equivalent of 44 cigarettes over the past week directly into your lungs."

While being inside may be more beneficial in terms of reduced smoke exposure, you are not out of the woods yet. The Smokey Skies Bulletin issued for southern regions of BC yesterday suggests running a HEPA filter to improve indoor air quality.

While B.C. has been affected greatly by the wildfires, nine other provinces are also feeling its effects.

With over 1.3 million hectares burned in the Western U.S. so far and no immediate end in sight, air quality may concern for time to come.

Air Canada Is Now Offering Refunds For All Flights Affected By COVID-19

This applies to all eligible tickets from February 2020 onwards.👇✈️

If you had a flight cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic, you could soon get a refund from Air Canada.

In a new statement, following an agreement with the federal government, the company confirmed that it would be offering “refunds for all fares for flights affected by COVID-19 since February 1, 2020.”

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The Feds Made A New Deal With Air Canada & Here’s What It Means For Canadians

Passenger refunds and the resumption of services are included in the deal. ✈️🇨🇦

The federal government and Air Canada have come to an agreement on a $5.9 billion aid package, which intends to help the airline refund more passengers and restore flight services to regional Canadian communities.

The new Air Canada agreement is provided via the government’s Large Employer Emergency Financing Facility program. 

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After being cooped up inside all winter watching The Office reruns, it’s about time we lace up and enjoy some fresh air now that the weather’s warming up. 

Whether it's exploring hiking trails in Ontario or any of the gorgeous National parks, a good pair of sneakers is insurance we're going to feel comfortable being on our feet all day and not get any blisters.

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Canada Bought A Bunch Of Super Futuristic-Looking Pods For Carrying COVID-19 Patients

Patients can get treatment with almost no risk of transmission.

The Royal Canadian Air Force bought some pods designed to carry COVID-19 patients or other people infected with contagious diseases and they look so futuristic.

EpiGuard, the Norwegian company behind the technology, sold 15 of these pods called EpiShuttles to Canada, it was announced on March 22.

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