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Canada Told to Stop Obstructing Safety Information on Asbestos: Ban Asbestos Network Calls For ‘Prior Informed Consent’

Ban Asbestos Canada ... <br> (Ottawa) Ban Asbestos Canada network members, including  the Canadian Autoworkers ...

ZZ Media Release - import - 2008-07-31 13:44 - 0 comments - 0 groups

Asbestos Victims: Screw You

... with industry junk science (thinking it will convince us asbestos if good for the Third World) warning signs adorn Parliament Hill ... us to steer clear while people in space suits remove asbestos. Meanwhile, the Conservative Party of Canada - that just a few ...

Blog entry - John Bennett - 2011-08-22 11:27 - 0 comments - 0 attachments - 0 groups

Government not tracking removal of cancer-causing asbestos from federal buildings

... it doesn't actively keep track of projects to remove asbestos from infrastructure, despite owning 318 buildings that contain the ... departments and agencies also operate buildings containing asbestos within Canada. The government says it does not specifically ...

In the News - Anonymous - 2012-08-07 21:02 - 0 comments - 0 groups

Canada Refuses to List Canadian Asbestos in United Nations Convention

... held in Geneva, Canada succeeded to have toxic chrysotile asbestos, a cancer causing mineral fibre mined in Québec, excluded from ... that would have helped countries importing toxic Canadian asbestos to be informed and protect their workers, citizens and the ...

ZZ Media Release - import - 2008-07-31 13:44 - 0 comments - 0 groups

Tories tell asbestos widow to stop using their logo

... widow who is fighting to stop Canada's export of asbestos.   On July 29, Michaela Keyserlingk received a ... to promote www.canadianasbestosexports.ca, her anti-asbestos website.   "Canada is the only western country ...

In the News - Michael Matthys - 2011-08-15 10:26 - 0 comments - 0 groups

Quebec health experts are "a little gang of Talibans," accuses Quebec's asbestos industry

... charges Bernard Coulombe, president of the Jeffrey asbestos mine. Coulombe is hoping to sign a deal with investors to open up a new underground asbestos mine in Asbestos, Quebec in 2010. The present open-pit Jeffrey mine has run out of ...

ZZ Media Release - Ben Liadsky - 2009-11-30 12:48 - 0 comments - 0 groups

Asbestos Action Alert

... Friend, We are asking you to show solidarity with asbestos victims in the Third World and support the campaign to demand the Canadian government ban asbestos mining and exports . Asbestos kills over 100,000 people every year, ...

Page - Webmaster - 2011-08-10 14:14 - 0 comments - 0 attachments - 1 group

Quebec health experts are "a little gang of Talibans", accuses Quebec's asbestos industry

... little gang of Talibans", accuses Quebec's asbestos industry FOR IMMEDIATE ... charges Bernard Coulombe, president of the Jeffrey asbestos mine.   Coulombe is hoping to sign a deal with investors to open up a new underground asbestos mine in Asbestos, Quebec in 2010. The present open-pit Jeffrey mine ...

ZZ Media Release - Ben Liadsky - 2009-11-25 13:29 - 0 comments - 0 groups

Heed students and Ban Canadian Asbestos, say health, environment and social justice organizations

... Now, Rideau Institute on International Affairs and Ban Asbestos Canada ... Canadian Parliamentarians to heed the call to ban Canadian asbestos being brought to Ottawa by three Grade 10 students from northern ...

ZZ Media Release - admin - 2010-02-24 21:04 - 0 comments - 0 groups

CETA: MEPs favour EU-Canada trade deal, but worry about seals, tar sand oil and asbestos

... Another was serious harm to the health of workers mining asbestos, the processing and use of which is already banned in the EU. ... Whilst welcoming progress in negotiations for a ... partner for the EU. Seals, tar sands and asbestos Parliament nonetheless raised some potential concerns. ...

Story - Janet Eaton - 2011-08-09 10:58 - 0 comments - 0 attachments - 1 group

            

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