Ottawa

Asbestos discovery after building demolition worries residents

Neighbours say they don't feel sale after asbestos was discovered in a demolished Ottawa building over the weekend.

Dispute over who knew and what should have been done about it

Neighbours say they're worried after asbestos was found in a Little Italy home after it was knocked down. 3:33

Neighbours say they don't feel safe after asbestos was discovered in a demolished Ottawa building over the weekend.

Residents in Little Italy said a tarp blew off the site on George Street West, scattering dust in the area.

The provincial Ministry of Labour had issued a stop work order on Friday because of the presence of asbestos, but there are questions over who should have informed after the dangerous cancer-causing material was discovered.

The CBC's Simon Gardner explains in the above video.