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How is the extreme heat changing your thoughts and actions related to the climate crisis?

Record-breaking temperatures have led to forest fires, heat-related deaths and damaged crops in parts of Canada. Is this the summer that climate change is becoming real for you?

Is this the summer that climate change is becoming real for you? Call us: 1-888-416-8333

A construction worker uses a misting fan to cool down at a work site in Vancouver, British Columbia on Monday, June 28, 2021. Heat waves have already wreaked havoc on parts of the country this summer. (Ben Nelms/CBC)

Record-breaking temperatures have led to forest fires, heat-related deaths and damaged crops in parts of Canada.

For many in the most-populated regions of the country, it is going to be a long, hot summer.

Our question this week: How is the extreme heat so far this summer changing your thoughts and actions related to the climate crisis? Is this the summer that climate change is becoming real for you?

Tell us what you think: Call us on Sunday at 1-888-416-8333, email us, or find us on Facebook and Twitter.

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