This website is dedicated to stopping the production and export of Canadian asbestos, called chrysotile asbestos. This website collects leading national and international scientific and popular opinions, which echo the call to the Canadian government to stop the production and exportation of Canadian chrysotile asbestos. It encourages citizens to exercise their right to influence their government on this vital issue.
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2013.03.26: CBC News - Asbestos in at least 180 Quebec health care sitesDocuments obtained by Radio-Canada through access to information requests reveal 180 health care sites in the province contain asbestos, and there could be more. The buildings known to contain the carcinogenic fibre, which was once used as a fire-retardant, include various hospitals, clinics, and long-term care homes.
2013.01.24: EPP Group TV - European Parliament backs asbestos crackdownA European Parliament committee approved a report calling for a crackdown on asbestos remaining in buildings, and to raise awareness of the effort.
2013.01.01: Caritaps - Canary in the MineThe documentary highlights the devastating health effects chrysotile asbestos has on unsuspecting victims and on those who loved and cared for them. It also illustrates the unwillingness of asbestos producers and our government to acknowledge scientific facts which clearly point to the deadly carcinogenic character of chrysotile asbestos.
2012.11.18: Geschiedenis 24 - Asbest: sluipmoordenaar in Goor"In the historical series Andere Tijden (Different Times), Dutch television broadcast an episode entirely dedicated to asbestos, entitled 'Asbest: sluipmoordenaar in Goor (Asbestos: assassin in Goor). Goor is the Dutch town where Eternit was located, a company that produced asbestos cement on the basis of asbestos imported from Canada."
2012.11.08: CBC Radio - AsbestosAll about asbestos, the substance that was once one of Canada's major resources until it was found to be dangerous to the people who pulled it out of the earth and processed it.
2012.09.17: CBC Radio, As It Happens - Asbestos In IndiaAsbestos In India. Now that Canada is getting out of asbestos business, we hear from an outspoken advocate for banning asbestos in India.
2012.09.04: CBC News - Asbestos's legacyHundreds of former residents of a B.C. asbestos-mining town may have a time bomb ticking in their lungs – and because no one is tracking their health as a group, many of them might not be aware of the potential danger they face, CBC News has learned.