Jeffrey Mine closure concerns buoyed by damages warning

Published: Wednesday, 12 September 2012

PQ’s mine closure threats could spell the end of Canada’s asbestos operations

By Leah Germain

A threat by the Parti Québécois (PQ), the newly elected separatist government of Canada's Québec province, to withdraw a $58.8m loan to the last Canadian asbestos mine has left the mining community feeling marginalised and concerned about the future of the chrysotile operations....

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