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Extreme heat causes nearly 500 deaths a year in Quebec, the report shows

Extreme heat is having a major impact on Quebec’s health care system, according to a new report published by the National Institute for Scientific Research that sheds light on several heat-related mortality and morbidity statistics in the province. The INRS findings, released Wednesday, show that high temperatures in Quebec from May to September are linked to an estimated 470 deaths, …

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