Canadian Justice Refuses To Convert Asbestos-Related Civil Contempt Action

Canadian Justice Refuses To Convert Asbestos-Related Civil Contempt Action

VANCOUVER, British Columbia - A Canadian justice on Sept. 10 denied a request by two contractors and an environmental consulting company to convert a civil contempt proceeding against them into a court action, finding that the issue of whether they were in civil contempt of an order that was issued in relation to asbestos violations should proceed as a civil contempt hearing (British Columbia $(Workers' Compensation Board$) v. Skylite Building Maintenance Ltd., No. 2013 BSCS, British Columbia Sup.).

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