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  • January 5th, 2012

Kathleen Ruff: “The [asbestos] industry is totally bankrupt.”

Reacting to news that Thetford Mines, Que.-based LAB Chrysotile filed for bankruptcy Wednesday, Rideau Institute board member and senior advisor Kathleen Ruff told the Globe and Mail that, “The industry is totally bankrupt, but it continues to lobby to get public funds to save itself.”

Read more: Canada’s asbestos industry on its last legs, by Bertrand Marotte. Globe and Mail, January 4, 2012.

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