Not any more

Harper Hearts Asbestos?

In Business, Canada, Cancer, Loss of Life, Politico, YouTube on November 24, 2011 at 23:42

Just a tad…

Well maybe not love but he’s got to be kicking a screaming at the fact our two  largest Asbestos mines (Jeffrey Mine in Asbestos, Que. and Lac d’amiante du Canada in Thetford Mines, Que.) have shut down.  Dang it!

“Canada’s once-mighty asbestos sector has ground to a halt for the first time in 130 years, as production of the controversial fibre has stalled in both of the country’s mines.

A shutdown this month marked a historic milestone for the Canadian asbestos industry, which at one time dominated world production and led to the construction of entire towns in Canada.

Proponents of the industry insist it’s way too early write the obituary on Canadian asbestos; they’re hoping to start digging again as soon as the spring.”  Read the full article here





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