Seminar sheds light on asbestos

People suffering from asbestos-related illnesses and their families are invited to an information session that will shed light on available support and compensation. 

Hosted by the Canadian Society for Asbestos Victims, the panel discussion will feature representatives from the Vancouver Island Health Authority, a U.S. lawyer, WorkSafeBC, Veterans Affairs, B.C. Cancer Society, the Victoria Hospice Society and United Steelworkers Local 480.

The seminar is Feb. 24 from 2 to 3 p.m. at the Esquimalt Dockyard branch of the Royal Canadian Legion, 622 Admirals Rd. Doors open at 1:30 p.m. For information, please call 1-877-922-6728 or visit www.cansav.ca.