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Heat health risk prompts change to Environment Canada warning system

In a country where Vancouverites get heat warnings at 29 C, but some in Ontario don't get the same alert until it feels like 42 C with humidity, it's easy to think West Coasters are weather wimps.

But there's science behind those differences, says Environment Canada.

And the system it uses to alert the public to dangerous heat has...

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