Tag Archives: Canada

Canada: “This is a critical moment for the Quebec asbestos industry” by Kathleen Ruff

This is a critical moment for the Quebec asbestos industry. Baljit Chadha, head of the consortium of investors who want to open the Jeffrey mine and exports millions of tons of asbestos to Asia, is presenting its financial plan to … Continue reading

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Groups Ask Harper to Put Global Health ahead of Interests of Asbestos Lobby

More than two hundred environmental and health groups, labor unions, asbestos victims’ organizations, and scientists from around the world to urge Prime Minister Harper to support the listing of Chrysotile asbestos on the United Nations Rotterdam Convention’s “prior informed consent” … Continue reading

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Memorial Day – Remembering our Brave Veterans Who Gave Their Lives for Our Country

The Asbestos Disease Awareness Organization is remembering the brave men and women who lost their lives fighting for our country and those who also lost their lives from asbestos-caused diseases as a result of being exposed to asbestos during their … Continue reading

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The Daily Show: “Quebec and the Dark Side of Asbestos”

Brilliantly ‘The Daily Show’ focused on Quebec and the dark side of asbestos last night. Watch the video and post your comment on Jon Stewart’s forum. As a mesothelioma widow, it is reprehensible that Mr. Bernard Coulombe, President of the … Continue reading

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BANI Condemns Quebec Govt’s Support for asbestos mine expansion

Thursday, April 14, 2011 Press Release BANI Condemns Quebec Govt’s Support for asbestos mine expansion Scientists, Doctors & Jurists Seek Elimination of White Asbestos Environmental & Health Groups Demand Asbestos Free India Existing Ban on Asbestos Mining in India Must … Continue reading

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Asbestos: One Word. One Week. One World.

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ADAO Applauds Senate for Passage of Seventh Annual Resolution that Establishes “National Asbestos Awareness Week”

For Immediate Release: March 10, 2011  ADAO Applauds Senate for Passage of Seventh Annual Resolution that establishes “National Asbestos Awareness Week” 2011 also Marks Transformation into Global Asbestos Awareness Week    Washington, DC … March 10, 2011 — The Asbestos Disease Awareness Organization … Continue reading

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India: Bihar Youth are Turning Knowledge into Action

“Student protest halts asbestos factory in Bihar, India” ADAO congratulates the youth of Bihar, India for standing up for the health and wellness of their village by protesting the construction of a local asbestos factory.  Asbestos is a known human … Continue reading

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U.S. Senate Introduces “National Asbestos Awareness Week” Resolution

For Immediate Release: February 18, 2011 ADAO Praises Senate for Introduction of Seventh Annual Resolution that Establishes “National Asbestos Awareness Week” Washington, DC … February 18, 2011 — The Asbestos Disease Awareness Organization (ADAO), combining education, advocacy and community as … Continue reading

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Merchants of Death from Quebec Seducing Indian Government & Companies

Press Release: New Delhi, 2/2/2011: BANI APPEALS TO COMMERCE, FINANCE & ENVIRONMENT MINISTRIES TO AVOID TRADE WITH PROMOTERS OF KILLER QUEBEC ASBESTOS IN INDIA   Merchants of Death from Quebec Seducing Indian Government & Companies  BANI SEEKS INCENTIVES FOR ASBESTOS ALTERNATIVES … Continue reading

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