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Asbestos industry says Ottawa caved to pressure groups

Industry Minister Christian Paradis has announced that Canada will stop defending asbestos on an international level and will no longer oppose adding the mineral to a global list of dangerous sustances.

It has set off a flurry of questions about the future of the controversial asbestos industry, particularly in the Quebec community of the same name.

Bernard Coulombe, president of the Jeffrey Mine in Asbestos speaks with Susan about the government's decision.

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