Global National – Newfoundland’s ship breaking legacy

(Produced by Nick Logan and Ross Lord)

12 June 2013 - Ship breaking: Newfoundland’s legacy with one of the most hazardous jobs

In this TV report, Canadian journalists Ross Lord and Nick Logan from GlobalTV meet Leo Gaulton, a former shipbreaking yard worker in Newfoundland, Canada. Mr Gaulton got cancer following his exposure to the hazardous materials embedded in the ships he helped dismantle. A group of activists is now trying to help others like him get compensation for their work-related illnesses.

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