What happened at two B.C. sawmills that left four people dead and dozens injured? Workers, grieving families and the USW tell their stories in this in-depth report from Global TV’s news magazine program 16x9.
- 16 May 2014 Hamilton Steelworkers Summer Message Hamilton Steelworkers ask motorists to look out for children as we get closer to the summer school break.
- 17 April 2014 Elliot Lake Wildcat Strike Led to Health and Safety Act It was 40 years ago this week that miners in Elliot lake went out on a wildcat strike. It turned out to be the catalyst for the Ontario Occupational Health and Safety Act. We look back on the wildcat strike, and how far we've come since then.
- 17 April 2014 | CBC Radio Health Issues Continue for Elliot Lake Uranium Miners Even though the uranium mines in Elliot Lake have been closed for many years now, some say former workers are still coming forward with health concerns. Includes an interview with retired Steelworker Brad Beemer, former miner at Denison Mines.
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