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Jesse Feith, Montreal Gazette
http://montrealgazette.com/news/local-news/concordia-doesnt-plan-to-retr...

Despite acknowledging an “oversight” by failing to notice a conflict of interest before commissioning and publishing a report on Quebec’s asbestos industry, Concordia University does not plan to officially retract the report in question.

IPEN Steering Committee Member Alexandra Caterbow is quoted in this piece from CTV News: http://www.ctvnews.ca/health/russia-helps-block-export-restriction-on-as...

http://www.rightoncanada.ca/?p=2967

Kathleen Ruff, RightOnCanada.ca

At the Rotterdam Convention conference taking place in Geneva today, country after country called for chrysotile asbestos to be put on the Convention’s list of hazardous substances, as recommended by the Convention’s scientific body (the Chemical Review Committee).

http://www.thestar.com/opinion/commentary/2015/02/27/canada-is-on-the-si...

Canada is sending a terrible message to the rest of the world. Oppose responsible trade; reject scientific evidence; obstruct international co-operation.

By: Kathleen Ruff Published on Fri Feb 27 2015

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