Story by TAVIA GRANT
The Globe and Mail, Published Sunday, Mar. 27, 2016 9:44PM EDT
Dozens of groups are pressing Ottawa to join more than 50 countries in banning asbestos, a move the Liberal Party supported while in opposition.
A letter sent to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau this month notes that Canada still allows the use of asbestos and lacks a comprehensive strategy to phase out the substance or to promote safe substitutes. Continue reading
By Greg Snider with thanks to Steve Mantis and Jules Tupker
A recent discussion during the TBDIWSG Board meeting left me wondering if Michael Gravelle was right a decade ago when, after I made a presentation to a Government standing committee, he said I was being cynical.
Then the issue was the Liberals efforts to improve the Accessibility for Ontarians with a Disabilities Act. Today it is the Liberals efforts to improve the Workplace Safety and Insurance Board. Continue reading