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Help on the way for ailing miners

Collage of Janice Martell looking down, her father, and a mine structure with the caption: "Fight for me when my breath is gone - April 28, National Day of Mourning
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Former OPSEU Local 604 member-activist Janice Martell has spent years fighting for justice for miners whose health has been harmed by exposure to aluminum-based McIntyre powder. The Workplace Safety and Insurance Board has now reversed a policy that prevented workers from seeking compensation for neurological diseases they may have acquired by inhaling the powder. To read the full story in today's Toronto Star, click here.

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