Quebec’s asbestos mines have operated for 130 years and made Quebec a world leader in export of asbestos over the past century. Even though the scientific evidence was overwhelming that use of asbestos was causing epidemics of asbestos-related diseases and death, the Quebec and Canadian governments continued to give the asbestos industry unquestioning financial and political backing.
Author: Ruff, Kathleen
Source: International Journal of Occupational and Environmental Health, Volume 18, Number 4, December 2012 , pp. 263-267(5)
Publisher: Maney Publishing