Asbestos: Canada’s shame (Editor’s Notes)

Quebec’s decision to give $58-million loan guarantee to reopen mine not the example Canada should be setting

They’re applauding in a small town in Quebec, and they’re getting sick and dying in India. The provincial government’s decision to provide a $58 million loan guarantee to Montreal-based Balcorp to reopen the Jeffrey asbestos Mine in Asbestos, Que., is not the health and safety example we should be setting.

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