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Photo of a sign in front of an older home that says Danger asbestos removal in progress

Harmful asbestos fibres can be found in more than 3,000 common building materials.  Recently, a friend of mine said their 18-unit condo building had a plumbing job done and found asbestos in the drywall from 1977. The contractor followed all safety procedures and notified residents. At Simon Fraser University, hazardous material experts are assessing its […]