By anneeone at the mssinenomineblog.
The following letter was sent by me to Adrian Dix, Minister of Health; Selina Robinson, Minister of Housing and Shane Simpson, Minister of Social Development and Poverty Reduction.
I am writing to ask you to immediately make air purifiers available to low income people who need them through a rapid barrier-free emergency extension of the BC Medical program.
In addition, I am asking you to immediately distribute air purifiers to providers of non market rental housing to distribute to tenants who request them. The number distributed should reflect the percentage of the population that has respiratory and cardiac conditions and/or disabilities that impact their breathing and/or experience particular sensitivity to the impacts of wildfire smoke.
As you are aware the Air Quality in parts of BC is among the worst in the world right now.
The impact of poor air quality is particularly felt by those of us…
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