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It takes a Quebec separatist to close an asbestos mine | Full Comment | National Post

It takes a Quebec separatist to close an asbestos mine | Full Comment | National Post | Asbestos and Mesothelioma World News | Scoop.it
"Shock waves circled the globe in minutes as news that 130 years of Canadian asbestos mining and lucrative asbestos export business to Asia, the USA, and other countries would end," reported one enthused environmental journal.
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Right thing to do is ban extraction of asbestos: Olive

Right thing to do is ban extraction of asbestos: Olive | Asbestos and Mesothelioma World News | Scoop.it
Ottawa’s asbestos action was forced by Quebec premier-elect Pauline Marois deciding to cancel a $58-million provincial loan guarantee offered to revive Canada’s sole asbestos mine.
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ADAO's "Asbestos: See for Yourself” Photographic Educational Campaign

Asbestos Disease Awareness Organization (ADAO) "Asbestos: “See for Yourself” Photographic Educational Campaign. New pictures constantly added! 

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Ottawa reverse on asbestos support applauded

Ottawa reverse on asbestos support applauded | Asbestos and Mesothelioma World News | Scoop.it
The days of Canadian asbestos exports appear to be numbered, and anti-asbestos activists couldn’t be happier.
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Canada will no longer oppose global fight against asbestos: Paradis

Canada will no longer oppose global fight against asbestos: Paradis | Asbestos and Mesothelioma World News | Scoop.it
The Canadian government is giving in to the global fight against asbestos, saying it will no longer oppose international efforts to list chrysotile as a hazardous material.
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Aaron Wherry covers all the goings-on in and around Parliament Hill. "Abandoning asbestos"

Aaron Wherry covers all the goings-on in and around Parliament Hill. "Abandoning asbestos" | Asbestos and Mesothelioma World News | Scoop.it
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Reuters News: Canada to stop opposing listing asbestos as hazardous

Reuters News: Canada to stop opposing listing asbestos as hazardous | Asbestos and Mesothelioma World News | Scoop.it
OTTAWA (Reuters) - Canada dropped its longtime opposition on Friday to the international listing of asbestos as a hazardous material, a designation intended to curb the use abroad of the fire-resistant...
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Federal government won’t block efforts to limit asbestos exports

Federal government won’t block efforts to limit asbestos exports | Asbestos and Mesothelioma World News | Scoop.it
OTTAWA — The Conservative government announced Friday it will no longer be a champion of asbestos on the world stage, effectively conceding the end of the asbestos industry in Quebec with a promise of up to $50 million to diversify the economy of...
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Suspended jail term for director of Kent firm who ignored asbestos safety

The director of a Bromley firm has given a suspended jail sentence after removing asbestos without a licence and deceiving the householders by providing a doctored air test saying the room was safe to re-enter.
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Unlicensed asbestos contractor receives suspended jail term

Unlicensed asbestos contractor receives suspended jail term | Asbestos and Mesothelioma World News | Scoop.it
A Bromley man has been prosecuted after removing asbestos without a licence and doctoring a report that told owners of a home in Camden he had safely cleared the site.
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ADAO Asbestos Daily eNewsletter paper

ADAO Asbestos Daily eNewsletter paper | Asbestos and Mesothelioma World News | Scoop.it

A newspaper by ADAO updated daily with a curated selection of articles, blog posts, videos and photos.

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Homing in on rising toll of asbestos

Homing in on rising toll of asbestos | Asbestos and Mesothelioma World News | Scoop.it
The Office of Asbestos Safety, announced by the Federal Government last week, will develop a plan to remove asbestos from government and commercial buildings by 2030 and label asbestos in homes to alert tradesmen, tenants and buyers.
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Asbestos: Death to the Dust! Hail to the People!

Asbestos: Death to the Dust! Hail to the People! | Asbestos and Mesothelioma World News | Scoop.it
It was reported on Friday in the Toronto Globe and Mail that the Canadian Federal Industry Minister Christian Paradis announced that the federal government will “no longer oppose global rules that restrict use and shipment of the substance” and...
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Husband’s plea to Castleford firm ex-employees after wife’s asbestos-related death - More local news - Pontefract and Castleford Express

Husband’s plea to Castleford firm ex-employees after wife’s asbestos-related death - More local news - Pontefract and Castleford Express | Asbestos and Mesothelioma World News | Scoop.it
A HEARTBROKEN husband is urging former employees of a Castleford tailors to come forward after his wife died of asbestos-related cancer.
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Daily Show: Mandvi - Ored to Death

Aasif Mandvi visits a Canadian blue-collar town with an emerging asbestos industry.
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CBC News: "Canada won't oppose asbestos limits"

CBC News: "Canada won't oppose asbestos limits" | Asbestos and Mesothelioma World News | Scoop.it
Canada's dying asbestos industry was dealt another blow Friday from one of its former friends, with Industry Minister Christian Paradis announcing that the federal government will no longer oppose global restrictions on the substance.
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Vancouver Sun reports: About-face on asbestos likely kills industry

Vancouver Sun reports: About-face on asbestos likely kills industry | Asbestos and Mesothelioma World News | Scoop.it
The Conservative government announced Friday it will no longer be a champion of asbestos on the world stage, effectively conceding the end of the asbestos industry in Quebec with a promise of up to $50 million to diversify the economy of the mining...
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Canada to cease defending asbestos mining

Canada to cease defending asbestos mining | Asbestos and Mesothelioma World News | Scoop.it
Canada was stop defending the mineral in international circles, and will no longer oppose adding it to a global list of hazardous substances...
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Fined for asbestos breaches - Health News - Sleaford Standard

A PROPERTY restoration and development company has been fined after workers and the public were exposed to asbestos in the town centre.
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Asbestos, dust subjects of Oct. 19 workshop

Asbestos, dust subjects of Oct. 19 workshop | Asbestos and Mesothelioma World News | Scoop.it
FLORENCE — An asbestos and dust control seminar for builders and contractors is scheduled from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday, Oct. 19, to explain the federal rules and requirements for working with asbestos.
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USA NEWS: Dublin High School Demolition Draws Concerns from Parents in Dublin, CA | Around Dublin Blog

USA NEWS: Dublin High School Demolition Draws Concerns from Parents in Dublin, CA | Around Dublin Blog | Asbestos and Mesothelioma World News | Scoop.it
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