ASBESTOS QUEBEC

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Quebec Eyes Ban On Fracking

MONTREAL - Within 24 hours of taking office, the new Parti Quebecois government slammed the door on two controversial industries and dropped a hint about shutting down a third.The government moved to...
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Au Revoir, Asbestos

MONTREAL - The party considered the front-runner in the Quebec election is poised to shut down what's left of Canada's asbestos industry, following its lengthy and controversial decline.The Parti Queb...
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Lifeline For A Troubled Industry

ASBESTOS, Que. - Canada's beleaguered asbestos industry, which has been a target of activists who link its product to cancer, has been given a $58 million lease on life by the Quebec government.While...
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Asbestos Production Quietly Stops

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 stalled in both of the country's mines.A shutdown thi...