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Recent Releases from Mining Inquiry Needs Everyone's Support

MINES campaign reaches milestone as provincial mine safety review announced

Published Wed, 4 Dec 2013 09:54:21 EST Read More

(Sudbury, Dec. 4, 2013) Family and friends of two miners killed in an underground accident expressed gratitude for community support, the efforts of local United Steelworkers (USW), provincial Minister of Labour Yasir Naqvi and Minister of Northern Development and Mines Michael Gravelle who all contributed to establishing a new provincial mining safety review. Speaking at a media conference organized to announce the mining safety review, MINES (Mining Inquiry Needs Everyone’s Suppor...... Click here to read this release



Op-Ed: Answering the Tough Question on Workers' Memorial Day

Published Tue, 16 Apr 2013 12:19:05 EST Read More

April 28th is Workers’ Memorial Day. It is a day recognized globally that started locally. It is a day to remember the people who have died at and from the workplace, and fight for improved health and safety measures in the workplace. For the past 20 years I have spoken at the event. My comments are in the context of my workplace experience (as President of the Lougheed Funeral Homes) where surviving family members in shock shout the unanswerable word - why? Not that there is a good cause of d...... Click here to read this release



Momentum grows in Timmins for an investigation into Ontario mine safety

Published Mon, 25 Mar 2013 10:01:17 EST Read More

New chapter of MINES (Mining Inquiry Needs Everyone’s Support) established in Timmins and new website revealed: www.mininginquiry.com Media Release (Timmins, March 25, 2013) Wendy and Briana Fram, mother and sister of Jordan Fram who was killed in an underground accident two years ago, led a delegation of seven Sudburians to meet with Timmins citizens equally concerned about the lack of attention bein...... Click here to read this release



Why an Investigation into Ontario Mining Safety is Needed Now

Published Wed, 6 Mar 2013 05:30:38 EST Read More

Citizens group MINES to hold information session in Timmins Representatives from the Sudbury-based citizens group MINES (Mining Inquiry Needs Everyone's Support) have been invited to host an information session in Timmins on March 24, 2013 on the need for an investigation into Ontario mining safety. WHAT: An information session on why an Ontario government-commissioned inquiry in to the Mining Health and Safety Act is needed. WHERE: McIntyre Arena...... Click here to read this release