MONTREAL, Dec. 6 /CNW Telbec/ - An international delegation, composed of health activists, a leading trade unionist and victims of asbestos in countries to which Québec has exported asbestos (India, Indonesia, South Korea and Japan) is inviting the media to a press conference at which it will call on the government of Québec to not finance the Jeffrey asbestos mine. The delegation will also ask for the solidarity of the people of Québec to stop the financing.
The event will take place on December 7, 2010 at 10.30 am, in room 303, Centre St-Pierre, 1212 rue Panet in Montreal.
|What?||An international delegation is currently in Québec to ask the Charest government to not support renewed mining at the Jeffrey mine.|
|When?||December 7th 2010 at 10:30 am.|
|Where?||Centre St-Pierre, Room 303, 1212, rue Panet, Montréal|
For further information: For further information:
Source: Solidarity Delegation from Asia to Québec
|Mr. Sugion Furuya,||Co-coordinator of the Asian Ban Asbestos Network (based in Japan)|
|Ms. Rachel Lee,||Victim from South Korea and member of the Korean Asbestos Victims' Network|
|Mr. Anup Srivastava,
||Education Officer for South Asia for the global trade union federation:
Building and Woodworkers International (IBB)
|Contact:||Kathleen Ruff, coordonnator of the Délégation de solidarité Asie-Québecand coordonnator of the Rotterdam Convention Alliance|
|Cell number: 514 571-2696|