Vancouver Sunday Meeting: Tom Sandborn - Hell's History

Why are so many Canadian workers still dying on the job and why aren’t their employers held more accountable? Tom Sandborn, who covered labour for The Tyee, details preventable deaths caused by a 1992 fireball in Nova Scotia’s Westray coal mine and the resulting, lightly enforced, law meant to hold owners accountable. He draws ties to 2012’s lethal sawmill explosions in BC’s interior and brings the story up to date. Hell’s History: The USW’s fight to prevent workplaces deaths and injuries from the 1992 Westray Mine disaster through 2016.

All are welcome to attend. Join us at 10 am for BYO coffee, tea, and socializing. At 10:30 am we start our presentation and discuss topics of interest to our members.

The BC Humanist Association was formed in 1984 and we have a regular attendance of over 30 people at our Sunday meetings.

Click here for more details on how to find the Centre. Our events are independent of the Seniors' Centre and are open to people of all ages and backgrounds.

June 03, 2018 at 10:00am - 12pm Pacific Time (US & Canada)
Oakridge Seniors Centre
650 W 41st Ave
Vancouver, BC V5Z 2M9
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