Asbestos concerns stall Canada-Europe trade agreement

Published: Thursday, 09 June 2011

European politicians voice opposition to Canadian asbestos mining and exports

By MJ Deschamps

The Canadian government’s support for its national asbestos industry could possibly derail Canada-European trade talks if Ottawa does not abandon its laissez-faire backing for the sector.  

While welcoming the progress in negotiations for a broad-based Comprehensive Economic and...

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