Issues and Research

Day of Mourning events are being held across Canada. Find the local Day of Mourning event closest to you:


Posted: 26 April 2017

Canada’s unions applauded today’s announcement that the federal government will reverse its position by fully supporting the listing chrysotile asbestos among hazardous substances regulated under...

Posted: 21 April 2017

The Canadian Labour Congress is celebrating today’s announcement that the federal government is banning the manufacture, import, export and use of asbestos.

Posted: 14 December 2016

September 26 is Mesothelioma Awareness Day in Canada.

Posted: 26 September 2016

On Thursday, April 28th, the flag on Parliament Hill will fly at half-mast and people across the country will light candles, don ribbons and remember colleagues, friends and family who have been...

Posted: 28 April 2016

1870s: Quebec becomes the first province to mine asbestos. 

Posted: 21 April 2016
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