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BC Insulators warn of asbestos danger in Globe & Mail story

This story ran recently in the Globe and Mail newspaper quoting BC Insulators Union Business Manager Lee Loftus on the threat of workers being exposed to deadly asbestos in house demolition. Vancouver workers face asbestos danger with quick demolition jobs By MIKE HAGER Published Sunday, Nov. 08, 2015 Crews demolishing […]

Asbestos and the Cassiar Mine

Brother Lee Loftus talks to CBC on asbestos and the Cassiar Mine. Click here to listen to the interview with CBC

Insulators 118 Local Election Results

BC Insulators Union Local 118 members have voted in our biennial executive election and these are the results.  Congratulations to all and thanks to our members for participating. The mail ballot count took place at the November 10, 2015 Regular General Membership meeting, and the following people were either elected or […]

Residential Energy Efficiency Retrofit Financing

The Columbia Institute’s Centre for Civic Governance has published an interesting report on how energy efficiency retrofits can save money while dramatically reducing greenhouse gas emissions – GHGs. The BC Insulators are supporters of the Columbia Institute. As Amory Lovins put it: “Saving electricity needs about 1,000 times less capital, […]