Canadian Labour Congress

Canadian Labour Congress

December 05, 2016 09:00 ET

Media Advisory: Nationwide campaign to ban asbestos gets support in Nanaimo

NANAIMO, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwired - Dec. 5, 2016) - The CLC will host a news conference at 10:00 a.m. on Wednesday, December 7th at the BC Ferry and Marine Workers' Union (BCFMWU) office to address the need for a comprehensive ban on asbestos in Canada.

The CLC is hosting a series of news conferences across the country calling for a ban on asbestos, and recently launched two online videos to raise awareness about the danger posed by asbestos.

Who: Graeme Johnston, BCFMWU President
Ellen Oxman, Nanaimo, Duncan & District Labour Council President
Where: BC Ferry and Marine Workers' Union office
1511 Stewart Avenue
Nanaimo, BC
When: 10:00 a.m., Wednesday, December 7, 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:
    Adrienne Smith
    Regional Representative, CLC Pacific Region
    778-866-6952
    asmith@clc-ctc.ca