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Marc Belanger, C. Marie Ainsborough, Derek Blackadder | RadioLabour's Canada Report: Secondary school teachers strike against the Ford government's cuts to education. And more.
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Face2Face | "Town of Widows" co-director Natasha Luckhardt talks about the fight with General Electric and workers compensation as families seek justice for work-related illness and death of their loved ones.
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 A mining town called Asbestosis Québec. Flickr/Jacques Lebleu
Karl Nerenberg | Kathleen Ruff has been pushing for a total ban of the cancer-causing substance for years. Tomorrow the Trudeau government will announce a ban on its use, import and export.
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Gerry Caplan | While the Liberals waffle on an asbestos ban, people in Canada and around the world are dying from exposure to fibres. How does the government rationalize that?
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Gerry Caplan | Asbestos threatens ghastly illness and a painful death to all those who come in contact with it, whether as workers or consumers. The Liberals are stalling on banning it. Why?
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Kathleen Ruff speaking at demonstration of asbestos victims outside the Rotterda
Kathleen Ruff | The asbestos industry is still thriving, unfortunately due in part to Canada's contributions. Researchers called for an independent inquiry on McGill's asbestos history, but instead got a conference.
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Diana Beaumont, Jiselle Hanna | Interview with Vilada Phomduangsy, about asbestos and other union issues in Laos.
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Theresa Ketterling | Fees, asbestos, and remembering. And is it actually profitable to cut corporate tax rates? The Progressive Economics Forum explores.
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Mine Jeffrey, Asbestos, QC. Photo: Axel Drainville/Flickr
Laura Handal | Time will tell if the newly elected Parti Québecois government will keep its promise to cancel the $58-million loan to Mine Jeffrey Inc. announced by Quebec's Liberal government last June.
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Ramsey Hart | The outgoing Charest government in Quebec received a lot of flack over the summer for offering a $58-million loan to an industry that was on its last breath -- the mining and export of asbestos.
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David Suzuki | Although Canada doesn't have a domestic market for asbestos, we actively support the industry and promote exports to other countries, especially India.
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Jeffrey Mine in Asbestos, Quebec. Photo: Axel Drainville/Flickr
Gerry Caplan | I am now proposing The Godfrey Test for asbestos. It will apply to all those Canadians who have promoted the continuing mining and exporting of asbestos from Quebec to poorer countries.