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Canada Announces National Asbestos Ban by 2018

Last week, four federal ministers - those of health, science, environment and public procurement - announced at a press conference in Ottawa that the federal government would ban asbestos and products containing the deadly mineral by 2018. Canada will join more than 50 other countries who have already banned asbestos,...

Partner Post: The Baie Verte Chrysotile Asbestos Mine

Final Report Confirms Asbestos Dangers  Written by James P. Nevin    The Final Report of the Registry of The Former Workers of The Baie Verte, Canada Chrysotile Asbestos Mine has been released. The mine was relatively unique in that it did not open until 1963, long after the hazards of asbestos were...

Asbestos: Still Legal and Lethal in North America (and Spreading)

February 13, 2012 -- The Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC) News Network's "Fatal Deception" documents the concealment of the Canadian asbestos industry's knowledge of the dangers of asbestos and the involvement of prestigious McGill University. The video highlights how Ivan Sabourin--President of Canada's Conservative Party and lead attorney for the asbestos...