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Renters may be at greater risk of death in extreme heat, according to research by StatCan

Deaths in Canada’s 12 most populous cities rise during extreme heat waves and people aged 65 and older are at greater risk than younger people, according to a Statistics Canada report released Wednesday. The cities surveyed were: Brampton, Ont.; Calgary; Edmonton; Hamilton; Mississauga, Ont.; Montreal; Ottawa; Quebec; Surrey, BC; Toronto; Vancouver and Winnipeg. Cities with a higher number of renters …

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