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Tell Prime Minister Trudeau: Please recognize that asbestos is hazardous to people everywhere

Tuesday, July 5, 2016

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In 2006 and 2011, Canada was the lead country to prevent the listing of chrysotile asbestos as a hazardous substance under the UN Rotterdam Convention, thus allowing asbestos to be sold in the global South as a “safe” product. After the Quebec government shut down the asbestos industry in 2012, the former Harper government still [...]

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