Asbestos Canada

Feds To Ban Asbestos By 2018

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 12.15.2016 | Canada Politics

Canada closed its last asbestos mines a decade ago.

Feds Do 180 On Asbestos

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 11.14.2012 | Canada Politics

Industry Minister Christian Paradis has announced Canada will no longer oppose the inclusion of chrysotile asbestos as a hazardous chemical in the Rot...

Global Call For Asbestos Mining Ban As Quebec Revives Industry

CP | Pierre Saint-Arnaud, The Canadian Press | Posted 09.23.2012 | Canada Business

MONTREAL - More than 150 international and Canadian public health organizations and individual scientists are demanding a worldwide ban on the mining,...

Not A Good Sign For Canadian Asbestos

CBC | Posted 09.22.2012 | Canada Business

An anti-asbestos advocate warns that one of the countries that consumes the most asbestos in the world is seeing a growing resistance to the use of th...

Asbestos Defenders Should Be Doomed To Hell, MP Argues

CBC | Posted 04.15.2012 | Canada Politics

Winnipeg NDP MP Pat Martin once worked in an asbestos mine and often speaks out against the promotion of chrysotile asbestos as a safe product for Can...

Asbestos Production Quietly Stops

CP | Andy Blatchford, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.24.2012 | Canada Politics

MONTREAL - Canada's once-mighty asbestos sector has ground to a halt for the first time in 130 years, as production of the controversial fibre has sta...

Asbestos Cracks Conservative Party Unity

CP | Andy Blatchford and Jennifer Ditchburn, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.20.2012 | Canada Politics

A growing number of Conservative MPs are questioning their government's position on the export of asbestos, with a group of them independently summoni...

Asbestos Industry Strikes Back At Critics

CP | Andy Blatchford, The Canadian Press | Posted 06.29.2012 | Canada

MONTREAL - A prominent asbestos merchant is headed to Parliament Hill as part of a broader counter-offensive to salvage the reputation of his beleague...

Honour Your Medical Oath On Asbestos, MDs Tell Tory Doctor-Turned-MP

CP | Andy Blatchford, The Canadian Press | Posted 10.18.2011 | Canada Politics

Hundreds of health professionals are urging a doctor-turned-Conservative MP to honour her medical oath and work against Canada's controversial asbesto...

Ottawa Rejected Asbestos Advice From Health Canada

CBC News | Posted 08.14.2011 | Canada Politics

CBC -- The Canadian government rejected advice from Health Canada that asbestos be added to a global list of hazardous materials in 2006, CBC News has...