Canada’s leading asbestos operation faces closure

Published: Friday, 22 July 2011

Country’s last major asbestos mine could shut amid labour strikes

By MJ Deschamps in Ottawa

Canada’s last major, fully-operational asbestos mine is in danger of being shut down “indefinitely” come November, due to unresolved labour issues. 


LAB Chrysotile in Thetford Mines, Québec is the last year-round asbestos operation in the country, and is currently responsible...

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