Monday 30 March 2015

According to this news article, Canada shows no signs of slowing down the import of Asbestos products... IT'S 2015!!!

A snippet of the article... ""Brake mechanics, along with construction workers and shipyard workers, are among those most at risk of exposure to asbestos at work, according to the Ontario Workplace Safety and Insurance Board. A tally by Carex Canada, a research project funded by the Canadian Partnership Against Cancer, showed 4,300 people in auto repair and maintenance are exposed to asbestos in the workplace." -The Globe and Mail

Click here for the full story

Wednesday 11 March 2015

"Asbestos registry demanded for federal public buildings"

Eventually N.E.D. would like to see ALL buildings on a registered list should they contain asbestos building materials. But with that said, here could be some important first steps towards achieving that goal.

Let's protect our friends, families, and co-workers.  Here is a CBC News article detailing a few whistle blowers attempts at achieving an asbestos registry required in federal public buildings.

Link is here to CBC's news article: Asbestos Registry Demanded for Federal Public Buildings

Friday 6 March 2015


Here are some photos I dug up at our HQ of some work we completed for former Vincor Canada (circa 1991), now referred to as Constellation Brands.

Monday 2 March 2015

We do not support Harper's double standard on asbestos in the international market!

Here at Niagara Environmental Dynamics, we do not support Harper's double standard on asbestos in the international market.

"Chrysotile asbestos is a hazardous substance under Canadian law. But the Canadian government won’t support its listing as a hazardous substance under international law. Chrysotile asbestos, apparently, is hazardous to Canadians but not to folk overseas."

This does not represent our kind, do-gooder national identity. The Harper government should be ashamed of themselves. Full link to Toronto Star's article can be found here