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Asbestos Workers Applaud Improvements to Health Canada Position

The Canadian Conference of Asbestos Workers (CCAW) welcomed a significant revision earlier this month in Health Canada’s position on the harmfulness of asbestos. However, the CCAW is also calling on the federal government to implement a Canada-wide ban on asbestos as well as to ban the use of asbestos in […]

New asbestos video warns workers of deadly hazard

WorkSafe BC – the province’s health and safety agency – has posted a powerful video on YouTube about the deadly hazards of asbestos. The video – produced for the¬†BC Labour Heritage Centre – includes a moving interview with Tracy Ford, the daughter of Dave Ford, one of those who have […]

BC Insulators warn about Tim Locke, ordered by Court to close firm

  The BC Insulators Union is warning potential customers about Tim Locke, an insulation contractor who has been ordered by the Supreme Court of BC to wind down his business – Locke Insulation Systems – and not start another over repeated non-payment of wages, benefits, union dues and other costs […]

Membership meeting venue change

The membership meeting on June 9th will take place at the Hilton Vancouver Metrotown 6083 McKay Ave, Burnaby, at 7:00 pm.