Day: November 15, 2021

“Peterborough has a 40 per cent higher rate of mesothelioma compared to the provincial average (mesothelioma is a cancer caused by exposure to asbestos). “I personally never connected the dots because I figured I was safe. [But] we have a lot of long latency illnesses coming out of that plant.” The sheer number of people […]

“Janice Martell‘s father died from Parkinson’s disease after being exposed to aluminum dust in a uranium mine in Ontario. It took the family nine years to get the WISB to acknowledge the link between them, by which time Hobbs had passed away. It was a devastating period for his loved ones. Stung by the sense […]