Canada’s asbestos and mesothelioma shame

Yesterday’s miracle mineral, asbestos is now so well understood to be dangerous that Canadians run from it. Yet the federal and Quebec governments still promote it aggressively to the developing world. Martin Mittelstaedt asks why, and photographer Louie Palu documents its effects in India, Canada’s biggest client.

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From Saturday’s Globe and Mail

October 27, 2007 at 12:00 AM EDT


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