News Manufacturing Minerals General
October 20, 2020  

Quebec town of Abestos votes to change name to Val des Source

Beat five other proposed names with 51.5% of the vote after three rounds.

News Manufacturing Minerals General
October 19, 2020  

Quebec town of Asbestos is getting a new name

Residents looking to shed its association with the toxic mineral due to its negative impact on people’s health.

News Government Manufacturing Minerals General
September 21, 2020  

Quebec town Asbestos hits pause on name change process

Some residents aren’t happy with the four names under consideration, town council looking at expanding options.

News Manufacturing General
March 16, 2020  

Asbestos ready to change name and move beyond toxic legacy

Business owners, residents are tired of getting attention for all the wrong reasons.

News Government Manufacturing General
November 28, 2019  

Mayor of Asbestos says it’s time to change town’s unfortunate name

Grimard says town has no choice if it wants to pursue economic development.

News General
October 17, 2018  

Canada’s ban on asbestos to take effect but mining residues are exempt

Regulations, which will take effect at the end of the year, bar the import, sale or use of processed asbestos fibres and products containing them.

News Manufacturing General
October 10, 2017  

CCOHS offers e-course to manage asbestos risks in the workplace

Will cover locating it, identifying risks, assessing hazards and what action to take.

News Chemicals Manufacturing General
November 30, 2016  

EPA begins process to regulate toxic, widely used chemicals

It’s prioritizing those that are the most dangerous and widely used.

News Government Manufacturing General
August 25, 2016  

Five years after mine closure, Asbestos seeks new identity

A $50-million regional diversification fund will help attract new business.

News Energy Manufacturing Business Operations Operations Sustainability
September 21, 2012  

PQ takes on three controversial industries

Shutting a nuke plant, scuttling asbestos revival and threatening shale gas development.