Partnership news

Walk for Truth – Asbestos Kills

May 2013: The Asbestos-related Research, Education and Advocacy Fund (AREA Fund) is hosting the Walk for Truth on June 22 in Powell River, BC, to raise awareness of asbestos-related disease. Registration is now open.

Chris McLeod receives UBC Hampton Research Fund Award

May 2013: Partnership co-lead Chris McLeod is a recipient of a UBC Hampton Research Fund award for his project entitled “The health and well being consequences of the great recession: a comparative and cross-jurisdictional analysis.”

Steps for Life – Walking for Families of Workplace Tragedy

April 2013: On May 5 a 5km fundraising walk to help support families affected by workplace tragedy will be help at Burnaby Lake Regional Park. More

Day of Mourning

April 2013: On April 28 workers, families, and employers will remember those who have lost their lives to work-related incidents or occupational diseases. A ceremony will be held in Vancouver on April 26 at 10:30am. More information about this ceremony and others.

Upcoming international comparative research workshop

March 2013: Partnership Co-Lead Chris McLeod will speak about the opportunities and challenges of international comparative research in Melbourne, Australia on March 14.

Asthma surveillance among workers

March 2013: Partnership research published in Chronic Diseases in Canada finds a high prevalence of active asthma in the BC working population, and in particular, higher rates among females and in certain industries. View the article or learn more about our work on work-related asthma.

New funding to examine work-related injuries and long duration claims in three Canadian provinces

February 2013: The Workers Compensation Board of Manitoba Research and Workplace Innovation Program has provided funding for a 2 year project comparing injury claim rates in BC, Manitoba, and Ontario.

Remembering Clyde Hertzman

February 2013: It is with great sadness that we mark the sudden passing of our colleague Dr. Clyde Hertzman.

2013 Walk for Truth in honour of all victims of asbestos

February 2013: The second annual Walk for Truth is scheduled for Saturday, June 22, 2013, in Powell River, BC.

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