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The July RI Roundup: Israeli housing demolitions, defining anti-semitism, banning waste exports and Canada’s misguided Venezuela policy.

July 29, 2019

This week’s Rideau Institute blog contrasts the virtual silence of Canada despite a global outcry against Israel demolition of Palestinian homes in East Jerusalem, developments relating to a definition of anti-semitism that does not undermine legitimate criticism of Israel, Canada’s continuing opposition to a UN ban on the export of wastes in developing countries and a new article on Canada’s misguided Venezuelan policy.

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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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Ad Campaign Targets PM Harper’s Support for Asbestos Exports

November 16, 2010

An advertising campaign urging Prime Minister Harper to end Canada’s asbestos exports was launched today in two major Canadian daily newspapers.

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