Canadian Labour Congress

Canadian Labour Congress

November 25, 2016 11:16 ET

Media Advisory: Nation-wide campaign to ban asbestos gets support in Niagara

ST. CATHARINES, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Nov. 25, 2016) - The CLC will host a news conference at 4:00 p.m. on Tuesday, November 29 at the Niagara Folk Arts Centre to address the need for a comprehensive ban on asbestos in Canada. The news conference coincides with the launch of two online videos earlier this month that raise awareness about the danger posed by asbestos and the need for a ban.

Who: Lou Ann Binning, Niagara Regional Labour Council President
Chris Grawey, NRLC Vice-President
Valerie Wolfe, OHCOW Executive Director
Renee Guay, Activist and surviving family member
Mark Cherney, IBEW 303 Business Manager
Where: Niagara Folk Arts Centre
85 Church St.
St. Catharines
When: 4:00 p.m., Tuesday, November 29, 2016

Contact Information

  • For more information or to arrange an interview:
    Chantal St-Denis
    CLC National Representative, Media Relations
    613-355-1962
    cstdenis@clc-ctc.ca

    Local contact:
    Lou Ann Binning, NDLC President
    905-708-4022
    louannbinning@cogeco.ca