Tag Archives: Canada

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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As a mesothelioma widow, I find it appalling, inhumane, and reprehensible that the Indian Supreme Court today refused to ban asbestos! Linda Reinstein

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“Why are our estimates for missed mesothelioma cases so low?” by Dr. Ken Takahashi

We already received some feedbacks from readers of our Ahead-of-Print paper of Environmental Health Perspectives (EHP) entitled “Global magnitude of reported and unreported mesothelioma.” Several points merit mention in response to the shared concern “why are the estimates so low?” Exact … Continue reading

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Association of Lung Specialists, opposing the re-opening of the Jeffrey mine, calling for an international ban on asbestos and calling for Quebec to immediately cease mining asbestos.

The January 14, 2011 statement of support by the Quebec Lung Specialists Association for not re-opening the Jeffery Mine continues to show the callous disregard for human life by those parties intent on re-opening the Jeffery Mine which would allow … Continue reading

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Canada: “The continued sale of Quebec’s asbestos is indefensible”

Please take time to read the new January 8, 2011 “The continued sale of Quebec’s asbestos is indefensible” article.  Premier Jean Charest and the asbestos lobby are out of arguments to defend Quebec’s export of asbestos.   You can see … Continue reading

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Canada: “Quebec doctors make urgent appeal” by Kathleen Ruff

Quebec doctors make urgent appeal to Quebec College of Physicians to get involved in the fight to stop the Quebec government from financing the Jeffrey mine Over fifty Quebec medical doctors have made an urgent appeal to the Quebec College … Continue reading

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UK: Canada House Trafalgar Square Protest was a success!

UK: Canada House Trafalgar Square Protest was a success!  The UK has the highest incidence of mesothelioma world-wide, and some of the many protesters’ whose loved ones died from mesothelioma ask how many more deaths are needed to stop this … 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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“Mouvement Pro Chrysotile” Press Release

As a mesothelioma widow and Co-Founder of the Asbestos Disease Awareness Organization (ADAO), I am shocked with the December 7, 2010 Mouvement Pro Chrysotile Press Release.  Excerpt: “As stated by the spokesperson for the Mouvement Pro Chrysotile, Mr Serge Boislard: “The pathetic determination … Continue reading

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