The New Yorker
Asbestos Disease Awareness Organization President and Co-Founder Linda Reinstein Issues Statement Protesting ...
The Asbestos Disease Awareness Organization (ADAO), which serves as a global leader in ending asbestos exposure through education, advocacy, and community; today issued the following statement from ADAO President and Co-Founder Linda Reinstein ...
The Climate-Change GangNational Review Online
Scott Pruitt, Trump's EPA Pick, Backed Industry Donors Ove
- Asbestos Disease Awareness Organization President and Co ...
Business Wire (press release)
The Asbestos Disease Awareness Organization (ADAO), which serves as a global leader in ending asbestos exposure through education, advocacy,and more »
Allegations Of Unpaid Wages And Benefits Hit Asbestos Cleanup Firms04:37
Federal prosecutors are investigating an asbestos-removal company active in the Boston area to see whether the firm withheld wages and benefits from workers, according to people familiar with the matter. The case is part of widening U.S. Justice ...
- “Filmmaker” who interviewed anti-asbestos activists may have been corporate spy
(Canadian OH&S News) — A British man who claimed to be a documentary filmmaker and spoke with a number of anti-asbestos advocates in Canada last year is now accused of working as a corporate agent, paid to infiltrate the anti-asbestos movement.
- Concerns raised about asbestos, falling debris at Seneca Central
Grand River Sachem
Tempers were high at a meeting on Jan. 11 as parents of students at Seneca Central Public School and a slew of Grand Erie District School Board (GEDSB) representatives met to address a variety of concerns related to the school's ongoing roofing project.
On December 15th, 2016, The Canadian Federal Government announced plans to ban asbestos and asbestos-containing products by 2018. The move was announced by the Honourable Kristy Duncan, Minister of Science; ministries including Health, ...
- Daily Times
The asbestos bonanza
Mesothelioma For most of us, the name of this asbestos-caused lung cancer is synonymous with bad late-night TV commercials imploring those afflicted to sue for contracting the disease. And with good cause. For roughly 3,000 Americans each year, it is a ...
Waterloo Region fined after 8 workers were exposed to asbestos
The Region of Waterloo pleaded guilty and was fined $50,000 on Friday after an employer failed to let his workers know that the building they were working in contained asbestos. Eight construction workers were exposed to asbestos in October 2015 while ...
- 570 News
Region of Waterloo fined $50,000 after workers exposed to asbestos ...
The Region of Waterloo faces a $50,000 fine after eight construction workers were exposed to asbestos. The Region pleaded guilty to failing to provide a worker ...
Regional Municipality of Waterloo Fined $50000 After Workers Exposed to AsbestosGovernment of Ontario News
Region fined after workers exposed to asbestosWaterloo Record
Region fined after construction workers exposed to asbestosCTV Newsall 4
- 570 News
Newsroom : Regional Municipality of Waterloo Fined $50,000 After ...
Government of Ontario News
KITCHENER, ONTARIO - The Regional Municipality of Waterloo pleaded guilty and has been fined $50000 after workers were exposed to the hazard of ...
Region of Waterloo fined $50,000 after workers exposed to asbestos ...570 News
Region fined after workers exposed to asbestos - The RecordWaterloo Record
Region fined after construction workers exposed to asbestos | CTV ...CTV Newsall 4 news
When imposters come calling: depth of alleged asbestos spy scheme dawning on activists
Gaining global attention for their cause is any activist's dream. But discovering that attention may have come about as part of a complex international ruse is quickly becoming their nightmare. This is a cautionary tale of corporate espionage, and the ...
Place-Crete Systems LP Completed Acquisition of Associated Asbestos Abatement Ltd. - Canada NewsWire (press release)Place-Crete Systems LP Completed Acquisition of Associated Asbestos Abatement Ltd.
Canada NewsWire (press release)
CALGARY, Jan. 11, 2017 /CNW/ - Mosaic Capital Corporation ("Mosaic") (TSX-V Symbols: M, M.PR.A and M.DB) is pleased to announce that Place-Crete Systems LP ("Place-Crete"), a 75% subsidiary of Mosaic, has successfully completed the acquisition of ...
Anti-asbestos advocate 'betrayed' by filmmaker accused of corporate ...
An Ottawa woman fighting to get asbestos banned around the world says she feels betrayed to learn a man who represented himself as a sympathetic filmmaker ...and more »
- Asbestos slowly being phased out of the province's ferry system
Peninsula News Review
BC Ferries says asbestos products are generally limited to engine room and exhaust areas as a fire prevention method. — image credit: Black Press File. by Carlie Connolly - Peninsula News Review; Sidney, North Saanich, Central Saanich posted Jan 10, ...
- Toronto Star
Asbestos 'spy' targeted Canada, court documents claim
A former asbestos plant in Thetford Mines, Quebec is shown in a photo taken in 2012. Canada banned the cancer-causing mineral in December. (GUILLAUME LAVALLEE / AFP/GETTY IMAGES FILE PHOTO). Rob Moore, who was allegedly hired to spy on ...
Dundas library asbestos abatement underway
Hamilton Public Library administrators expect an updated schedule for the renovation of the Dundas Library branch later this month after asbestos abatement began inside the Ogilvie Street building. Karen Anderson, Hamilton Public Library director of ...
- Anti-asbestos activists feel duped by alleged spy in UK court case
The Globe and Mail
In mid-September, 2016, Laura Lozanski received an e-mail from a British documentary filmmaker named Rob Moore, asking if she would be willing to do an in-person interview with him on the health risks of asbestos. The former nurse and occupational ...
- Washington Times
The asbestos bonanza - Washington Times
Mesothelioma. For most of us, the name of this asbestos-caused lung cancer is synonymous with bad late-night TV commercials imploring those afflicted to sue ...and more »
- Washington Times
The asbestos bonanza
Mesothelioma. For most of us, the name of this asbestos-caused lung cancer is synonymous with bad late-night TV commercials imploring those afflicted to sue for contracting the disease. And with good cause. For roughly 3,000 Americans each year, it is ...and more »
- Asbestos delays Cassidy Inn fire debris cleanup
Nanaimo News Bulletin
Asbestos contamination has delayed efforts to clear debris from the site of the former Cassidy Inn destroyed by fire in July. — image credit: File photo. 0. AddThis Sharing Buttons. Share to Facebook Share to Twitter Share to Email Share to Pinterest ...
- Yahoo News Canada
Guidelines of asbestos removal up to each province
Yahoo News Canada
The Canadian government is moving to ban the use of asbestos by 2018. Photo from CP. More. As Canada moves toward becoming asbestos-free by 2018, it appears there are some discrepancies in how to go about this in a safe and economical manner.
Between a mineral and a hard place — hidden asbestos drops $19K bill on new homeowners
Following an unexpected $19,000 bill related to their new house, a couple in Colchester County have a warning for other homebuyers: an inspection, even one that tests for asbestos, isn't a fail-safe. Last year, Sandra Taylor and her husband bought a ...
- Ottawa Citizen
Learn from asbestos, and do more to protect Canadians | Ottawa ...
The asbestos debacle has already cost Canada dearly.
You May Be Required to Report Information Related to Asbestos to ...Auto Service World
Canada Will Ban Asbestos by 2018 - Asbestos.comAsbestos.comall 3 news articles »
City withholding building permit for developer who didn't deal with asbestos - Pentiction Western NewsCity withholding building permit for developer who didn't deal with asbestos
Pentiction Western News
The city is withholding the building permit for a duplex planned for this property on Van Horne Street after the developer tore it down without first safely removing asbestos insulation. — image credit: Google Maps. by Steve Kidd - Penticton Western News
- The Sarnia Journal
Canada's belated asbestos ban won't bring back Sarnia's dead ...
The Sarnia Journal
The federal government's plan to ban asbestos by 2018 is too little, too late, local officials say. “It is way too late. It is insanely too late. For so many people it's ...
WorkersCompensation.com CompNewsNetwork - OSHA Finds ...WorkersCompensation.com (press release)all 2 news articles »
- Financial Times
Berkshire takes on $1.5bn asbestos risk from Hartford
Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway is to take on as much as $1.5bn of asbestos risk from US insurer Hartford Financial Services, the latest sign the cancer-causing substance is still a problem for the sector decades after the policies were written.
Hartford Financial (HIG) Enters $1.5B Asbestos Reinsurance ...StreetInsider.com
Buffett to Get $650 Million From Hartford in Asbestos DealBloomberg
The Hartford Si
- BC ferry union calls for increased removal of vessels with asbestos
(Canadian OH&S News) — As ferries dating as far back as the 1960s continue to run in British Columbia, the union representing the province's marine employees is working to persuade B.C. Ferries to speed up the total abatement of older vessels ...
- Letter: Asbestos ban is a victory for all Canadians
We can all breathe easier after the Dec. 15 announcement that the federal government is finally banning asbestos. It is a move that will, without question, save lives for generations to come, and make workplaces and public spaces safer for all Canadians.
Renovations halted over asbestos concerns at James Bay apartment
WATCH: Renovation work at a James Bay apartment building is on hold over asbestos concerns. Isabelle Raghem reports. Video thumbnail for 5 ASBESTOS CONCERNS. 0:00:00. Play clip. Mute. Volume 100%. 0:00. Off Air. / 2:04. Full screen. The stop work ...
Tenants of Victoria apartment building worry about potential asbestos exposure
People who live in a Victoria apartment tower that is undergoing renovations are worried about health risks after WorksafeBC stopped work over concerns that asbestos has been disturbed. A notice posted on the front entrance to 415 Michigan Street, ...
Potential fines for asbestos
A company responsible for tearing down a house with asbestos inside may see fines from both the City of Penticton and WorkSafeBC. A WorkSafe inspection report on the incident at 242 Van Horne Street notes that Singla Brothers Holdings complied with a ...
- Vancouver Sun
No silver bullet in dealing with asbestos-related cancer
Oncologist Dr. Christopher Lee, an expert on mesothelioma, doesn't believe a cure can be found any time soon. Mark van Manen / PNG. Share Adjust Comment Print. New methods are giving doctors a better handle on diagnosing and treating ...
- Asbestos not alone in harming miners
The Chronicle Journal
Re Asbestos To Be Banned By 2018; Feds Finally Make Move After Decades of Lobbying - CJ, Dec. 16: Certainly, the banning of asbestos is long overdue. However, it is only one of a number of toxic dusts that miners and other trades have been exposed to.
- The Province
B.C. Ferries working with union to deal with asbestos on its ships
Third in a series: Asbestos on ships and ferries in domestic waters remains a potential hazard to workers.and more »
- Road-side asbestos dumping becoming commonplace
Several bags of drywall and other household materials sit at the side of No. 6 road near Cambie Road in Richmond, where they were discovered on Sept. 29, 2016. They remained there until removed by a City of Richmond crew on Oct. 12. courtesy of 4W's ...
- Vancouver Sun
B.C. Ferries working with union to deal with asbestos on its ships ...
The former Queen of Esquimalt is towed out of Alberni Inlet in 2011, bound for Mexico. The vessel had spent several years moored in Port Alberni while in legal ...and more »
- Letter: Wangersky's asbestos column hit home
I would like to thank Russell Wangersky for his powerful commentary on asbestos (“Asbestos? Good riddance,” The Telegram, Dec 19). The Canadian Labour Congress (CLC) should also be congratulated for leading a nation-wide campaign to have a ...
- Sarnia Observer
Bailey taking aim at asbestos in 2017 | Sarnia Observer
Sarnia-Lambton MPP Bob Bailey poses with members of PANDAS/PANS Ontario at the Ontario Legislature recently. Queen's Park voted in December to mark ...and more »
- The Province
Clearing Kawkawa Lake's asbestos — first hand — is a hot and gruelling job
The sun was just beginning to rise above the jagged Coast Mountains when I turned off a virtually empty highway onto an even quieter strip of downtown Hope. I had come to work. It would be my first experience at what's been described as a gritty and ...
- Vancouver Sun
Asbestos has rich history in Canada | Vancouver Sun
Miner Bruce Green emerges from the Asbestos mine at the end of his 8 hour shift at 8:05 am, one of the last shifts before the mine is shut down in the town of ...and more »
- Vancouver Sun
BC could become national leader in asbestos control - Vancouver Sun
The deaths of B.C. workers have long prompted calls for a ban on asbestos and better regulation of its handling in the workplace.and more »
- Brantford Expositor
City removing flooring with asbestos | Brantford Expositor
City officials have hired contractors to remove asbestos from two vacant units at Northland Gardens, located at Memorial Drive and North Park Street.and more »
Asbestos delays demolition of old Whitehorse high school
Demolition of the old F.H. Collins High School in Whitehorse is behind schedule and over budget. The demolition project was expected to be complete this past fall, but now it will be next summer before it's all done. Crews had expected some asbestos ...
- The Sydney Morning Herald
Asbestos removal increasing amid NSW renovation boom
The Sydney Morning Herald
Reports of asbestos in residential and commercial construction sites have almost doubled in the past five years, data from SafeWork NSW shows. This year alone, the regulator has received 25,069 reports of licensed asbestos and demolition work, up from ...and more »
- ABS Friction Applauds Canadian Government's Decision To Finally Ban Asbestos
Auto Service World
On December 15th, the Canadian government announced it will move forward to fulfill its commitment to ban asbestos and asbestos-containing products by 2018. “This news was most heartening to us at ABS Friction,” said Rick Jamieson president and CEO.and more »
Is Sydney's renovation boom creating a new asbestos crisis? Rise in knock-downs sees spike in requests for removal ... - Daily MailDaily Mail
Is Sydney's renovation boom creating a new asbestos crisis? Rise in knock-downs sees spike in requests for removal ...
In 2016, SafeWork NSW received almost twice as many reports of asbestos in residential and commercial construction sites as in 2012, the Sydney Morning Herald reported. The government agency received 25,069 reports this year, as compared with 12,942 ...
Asbestos in demo'd house - Penticton News - Castanet.net
City staff told developers to remove the asbestos from a house before demolishing it – but the demolition happened anyway with no work done to remove the ...and more »
Asbestos in demo'd house
City staff told developers to remove the asbestos from a house before demolishing it – but the demolition happened anyway with no work done to remove the highly hazardous insulation. Peter O'Donovan lives next to 242 Van Horne Street in Penticton ...and more »
- Daily Commercial News
Asbestos ban praised by construction leaders
Daily Commercial News
The federal government has announced a comprehensive ban on asbestos, promising to create new regulations that will prohibit the manufacture, use, import and export of a mineral that was once commonly used in construction and has ravaged the health of ...
- Vancouver Island trades council thrilled with asbestos ban
Sooke News Mirror
The presence, or possibility of, asbestos in construction materials continues to be a subject in need of attention and regulation. — image credit: Steven Heywood. by Carlie Connolly - Peninsula News Review; Vancouver Island posted Dec 19, 2016 at 12 ...
Follow @Asbestos_Nws on Twitter!