Canadian government abandons asbestos trade

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Published: Friday, 12 October 2012

Cash injection will help asbestos mining communities move to other industries

By Leah Germain
 

The Canadian government said it will not interfere with Québec’s plans to close the province’s single asbestos mine, declaring the country’s controversial trade to be at an end.

 

Instead, Ottawa plans to support international efforts to list...

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