Date: August 17, 2017

Cloudy. Showers beginning this morning. Risk of a thunderstorm. Wind becoming southeast 20 km/h gusting to 40 this morning. High 27. Humidex 37. UV index 3 or moderate.

Temp
20.2C

Feels like 26C

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This page was reviewed or revised on Friday, June 23, 2017 11:01 AM

Summer is here, enjoy the sun safely. Let's make sun protection a #newfamilyrule

Skin cancer is the most common type of cancer in Canada. About 1 in 3 cancers diagnosed in Ontario are skin cancer.

What causes skin cancer?

Most types of skin cancer are caused by too much Ultraviolet (UV) radiation from the sun or other sources, like tanning beds.
A tan is your skin's response to the damage to skin cells by UV rays. There's no such thing as a safe tan. Protecting the skin from UV rays can prevent most cases of skin cancer.

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Be Sun Safe
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