In December, 2010, the iMig Board voted unanimously to oppose the reopening of the Jeffrey asbestos mine in Quebec. It is the view of the iMig Board that all asbestos is harmful. The iMig Board supports the ILO and WHO in their position that the use of chrysotile asbestos should be phased out.
IMIG letter to Quebec’s Prime Minister Jean Charest
Report by Asian Solidarity Delegation to Quebec:
Archive list of Asian Solidarity Delegation to Quebec, Canada:
White Asbestos Not for us, says Asian Solidarity Delegation to Canada
Stop the Mine!
- World Health Organization: Elimination of Asbestos-Related Diseases (2006)
- International Labour Organization: Asbestos: Towards a Worldwide Ban(2006)
- International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC): A review of Human Carcinogens (March 2009)
- United States Surgeon General: Asbestos Awareness Statement (April 2009)