Automotive recyclers applaud federal action to ban asbestos

Kirsty Duncan, federal Minister of Science, recently announced that the government of Canada will completely ban asbestos by 2018.

Toronto, Ontario — December 21, 2016 — The government of Canada has pledged to ban asbestos and asbestos-containing products by 2018. The comprehensive ban will include new regulations that ban the manufacture, use, import and export of asbestos and establish new federal workplace health and safety rules that will drastically limit the risk of people […]

Auto recyclers call for ban on importation of asbestos brake pads

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Toronto, Ontario — April 12, 2016 — The Automotive Recyclers of Canada (ARC) is adding its voice in support of a call for federal policies to effectively eliminate the import and use of asbestos in Canada. In particular asbestos brake pads carry health risks when it comes to recycling end-of-life vehicles. Every year approximately 1.6 […]