What Types Of Cancers Are Caused By Asbestos Exposure?

Back on December 30, 2018, the toxic substance known as asbestos was finally outlawed in Canada. The federal government introduced The Prohibition of Asbestos and Products Containing Asbestos Regulations which prohibits the import, sale and use of asbestos as well as...

Committing To Cleaner Air In Your Home This Summer

Summer is officially here! It’s a great time of year for Canadians as most of us spend a good portion of our days complaining about cold weather. During the summertime, however, Canucks enjoy being outside. But that doesn’t mean an attention to the indoor air quality...

Uncovering The Ways Asbestos Exposure Can Harm Your Health

With the coronavirus pandemic being the talk of the planet, these days, it can be easy to forget about numerous other health concerns. Like COVID-19, many illnesses that impact our respiratory systems can lead to death. For people who have been exposed to asbestos,...

Why Canada’s Asbestos Ban Doesn’t Automatically Make You Safe

On December 30th, 2018, Canada formally introduced The Prohibition of Asbestos and Products Containing Asbestos Regulations. With some exceptions, the new set of rules prohibits the import, sale and use of asbestos as well as the manufacture, import, sale and use of...

Beware The Health Risks Associated With Lead Paint

These days, paint is made from four main ingredients: pigment (to give it its colour), resin (which is used as a binder to hold the pigment particles together), solvent (which acts as a carrier for the pigments and resin) and additives (which promotes ease of...