Canada ‘moving forward’ on asbestos ban, Justin Trudeau says

May 12, 2016 in Latest News

‘We know that its impact on workers far outweighs any benefits that it might provide,’ PM says

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has made the federal government’s first commitment to move forward with a plan to ban asbestos.

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Trudeau made the comments Tuesday while speaking at Canada’s building trades union policy conference in Ottawa.

“We’ve actually made the commitment that we are moving forward on a ban … here in Canada,” said Trudeau in response to a question from a trade union leader. “We know that its impact on workers far outweighs any benefits that it might provide.” Read more

Courtesy: Ottawa