Category Archives: Press Release

CANADA, STOP EXPORTING CHRYSOTILE ASBESTOS TO ASIA!

Press Release: 9 December 2010, Manila, Philippines Associated Labor Unions (ALU) Building and Woodworkers International (BWI) Trade Union Congress of the Philippines (TUCP) CANADA, STOP EXPORTING CHRYSOTILE ASBESTOS TO ASIA! The Quebec government in Canada is preparing to give a loan … Continue reading

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Ban Asbestos Canada Offers Support to Asia Solidarity Delegation

Dec 09, 2010 11:03 ET Ban Asbestos Canada Offers Support to Asia Solidarity Delegation OTTAWA, ONTARIO–(Marketwire – Dec. 9, 2010) – A delegation from Asia representing asbestos victims, trade unions and health organizations is in Ottawa today calling for the … Continue reading

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ADAO Commends Asbestos Victims’ Organizations’ Joint Letter and “Voices on the Wall” Campaign, Demonstrating Global Unity in Call to “Say No to Jeffrey Mine” in Canada

For Immediate Release: December 8, 2010 ADAO Commends Asbestos Victims’ Organizations’ Joint Letter and “Voices on the Wall” Campaign, Demonstrating Global Unity in Call to “Say No to Jeffrey Mine” in Canada  Hundreds of Asbestos Victims Worldwide Make Urgent Request … Continue reading

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“Human Life Is More Important Than Asbestos Industry Profits”

Press Release: DECEMBER 7, 2010   Human life is more important than asbestos industry profits, says Solidarity Delegation from Asia to Québec MONTREAL – A delegation from Asia, including activists, a trade unionist and victims of asbestos arrived in Québec to … Continue reading

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Press Release:”Blood in the Canadian Snow”, United Kingdom

Press Release: December 6, 2010 “Blood in the Canadian Snow”, Asbestos Victims Support Groups’ Forum UK Asbestos widows and victim support groups have called on Britons not to holiday in Canada this winter until it stops mining and exporting asbestos.  … Continue reading

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Canada Stop Slow Motion Bhopals!

Press statement-  Dated 3 December 2010(For Immediate Release) As the survivors of the world’s worst industrial disaster-Bhopal gas tragedy (1984) prepare for the 26th anniversary of the disaster on 3rd December 2010, mourning their dead and fighting for their survivors, … Continue reading

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Environmental, labour & health groups denounce India-Canada Trade Agreement

Press Release New Delhi/ 26/11/2010 Environmental, labour & health groups denounce India-Canada Trade Agreement Stop Revival & Expansion of Canadian Asbestos Mines BANI Appreciates Canadian Journal of Public Health New Delhi/ 26/11/2010: Instead of immediately banning the import of potentially … Continue reading

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Asbestos Disease Awareness Organization (ADAO) and the Brazilian Association of the Asbestos-Exposed (ABREA) Announce GBAN – Global Ban Asbestos Network

Worldwide Asbestos Education and Awareness Portal Harnesses the Power of Social Media   Washington, DC … November 15, 2010 — The Asbestos Disease Awareness Organization (ADAO) and the Brazilian Association of the Asbestos-Exposed (ABREA) today announced the formation of the Global … Continue reading

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Press Release: Asbestos Disease Awareness Organization (ADAO) and the Brazilian Association of the Asbestos-Exposed (ABREA) Announce GBAN – Global Ban Asbestos Network

For Immediate Release: November 15, 2010 Asbestos Disease Awareness Organization (ADAO) and the Brazilian Association of the Asbestos-Exposed (ABREA) Announce GBAN – Global Ban Asbestos Network Worldwide Asbestos Education and Awareness Portal Harnesses the Power of Social Media Washington, DC … Continue reading

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“Chrysotile industry tries to thwart discussions on asbestos program” – Philippines

November 11, 2010 Manila, Philippines – “Chrysotile industry tries to thwart discussions on asbestos program” “Galvanized iron flies and can injure or kill in accident,” said the chrysotile industry. “That’s like winning in lotto although the probability of being hit … Continue reading

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