Getting the Lead Out

Getting the Lead Out What are the implications of lead paint liability for Canadian insurance coverage? Although banned in Canada in 1976 and in the United States in 1978, lead paint remains present in many older houses. It was used prior to these dates as well, mainly because when added to paint, lead speeds up […]

The risks of lead

The risks of lead   Some older homes in Canada may have lead-based paint on the walls. Removing, repairing or disturbing this paint through normal wear-and-tear (such as paint on doors, windows, stairs and railings) can expose you and your children to serious health risks: lead poisoning can cause anaemia (a deficiency of red blood […]