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We are on holiday, plus news about our office move AND some important webinar and other updates.

August 10, 2020

We are taking a short break so the next blog will be Monday 24 August 2020. We have also moved permanently to home offices from our 63 Sparks Street address in the historic Hope Building. Get details in today’s blog!

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Canada to ban asbestos by 2018

December 15, 2016

The Canadian government today announced that it will legislate a comprehensive ban on asbestos and asbestos-containing products by 2018. Commenting on the decision is Kathleen Ruff, RI Board member and award winning ban activist: The Trudeau government is to be praised for finally ending Canada’s long and shameful history as global propagandist and marketeer for […]

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Kathleen Ruff honoured for her anti-asbestos advocacy

June 6, 2016

Human rights champion, long time anti-asbestos activist and Rideau Institute Board member Kathleen Ruff is to receive the Medal of the Quebec National Assembly for her:  …decade of work to stop Canada’s asbestos trade, work that some argue will save tens of thousands of people from contracting deadly asbestos-related diseases in Canada and abroad. Michelle Lalonde, in a […]

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Kathleen Ruff presented with award from Collegium Ramazzini for asbestos advocacy

November 20, 2013

Kathleen Ruff, Rideau Institute Board Member and long-time human rights activist, was awarded the inaugural “activist” award by the Collegium Ramazzini and the Town of Carpi, Italy. The special award was given at the annual meeting on October 25 in Italy to honour “her steadfast and effective advocacy in the international effort to ban the […]

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