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Can mould affect your health?

This depends on several factors including:

  • Type of mould you're being exposed to.
  • Individual sensitivity.
  • Pre-existing medical conditions.

For more information on the risks of mould and how to get rid of it, please visit Health Canada or Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation.

What to do you if you have mould in your rental unit?

  1. Contact your landlord to inform them that you have mould.
  2. After speaking to your landlord, contact our Health Inspection Department if your landlord does not act or if:
  • There's a lot of mould.
  • The apartment or house is very damp and moist.
  • The mould comes back after repeated cleaning.

To contact us please call (519) 258-2146 ext. 4475 or fill out the form on this page.