After 18 months of Strata Council meetings, Human Rights Tribunal mediation, research and legalities, condo owner Paulo Eusebio and his family are happy to report their apartment building has gone 100 percent smoke-free.
“I am not passing judgement on people who enjoy smoking, I just want to protect my kids from second-hand smoke,” says Richard, a Surrey townhome owner who has tried to find a compromise with his neighbours.
"It’s debilitating when your neighbours smoke multiple packs of cigarettes a day,” explained John. “The smoke seeps into our unit and blankets everything – furniture, carpets, even computer equipment.”
MEDIA RELEASE - June 8, 2016 - The BC Lung Association and the Heart and Stroke Foundation, BC & Yukon. partners in the Clean Air Coalition, are calling upon the provincial government to enact legislative and regulatory measures to stimulate the supply of 100 percent smoke-free multi-unit housing.