Some Misgivings on the Part of Some Harpercon Backbenchers on the Asbestos Issue?

I was surprised when I read this piece from Jennifer Ditchburn and Andy Blatchford last night. It appears that some  Harpercon backbench MPs are getting a tad uppity and starting to look for their own information regarding the dangers of asbestos on their own. Five abstained from voting on an NDP motion to . . ...

Quelle Surprise, The House of Commons Voted To Support The Continued Sale of Asbestos

Well, it’s now official. The NDP’s motion brought to the House of Commons to ban the sale of asbestos was struck down today. By a vote of 152-123 this evening the House defeated the NDP’s motion on asbestos. The New Democrats, Liberals and Elizabeth May voted in favour, the Conservatives and Bloc Quebecois voted against. ...

Looks Like Dr. Kellie Leitch of Simcoe-Grey Made Her Choice a Long Time Ago

It appears that hundreds of health professionals are now putting Harpercon MP for Simcoe-Grey, Kellie Leitch on the hot seat in an open letter, basically reminding her of that pesky little hippocratic oath she took when she decided to practise medicine in her previous life, and denounce her own government’s stance on asbestos. An open ...

In Solidarity With Michaela Keyserlingk And Jean Charest Also Has Dirty Hands

Ok, for lack of anything original, I’m going to do a variation of what DeBeauxOs did earlier over at Dammit Janet. Boys ‘n’ girls, how do you spell ReformaTory? C-A-N-C-E-R. I do mean cancer in oh so many ways as anything they touch is poison. But today, of course, we’re talking about their persistent,  gung-ho ...

Stevie Harper’s Conservatives Show Just How Spiteful They Are As They Go After a Widow Of an Asbestos Victim

Yep, no holds barred with this gang of miscreants. That asbestos lobby is just so damned important to them that they won’t let a widow of a man who died of asbestos related mesothelioma get in the way of their agenda.  They’re going after her for the use of their contempt party logo. Michaela Keyserlingk, ...

New National Anthem-My Canada Day Gift-And Why I Boycott Canada Day

Well, while Stevie Spiteful has already begun the task of flushing Canada down the toilet in earnest: And he turns us into another version of tea-party nation: Stevie Spiteful keeps one promise: We’re really beginning to longer recognize Canada.  Canada, is now Harperland, where democracy is restricted to naming Stevie’s cat on Facebook. While the ...

Stevie Spends La Fete Nationale In, You Guessed It! Thetford Mines! Heart of Cancer Industries!

Yep! Stevie is celebrating that the folks around l’Arrondissement de l’Amiante can all rest easy so they can now continue to get cancer and sell cancer for profit! Yay! Chrissy! Stevie! Ain’t that special?   Stevie and Chrissy saved their precious chrysotile asbestos from the big bad Rotterdam Convention, yet again. Three cheers for the ...

I Guess It’s Time To Reinstall The Asbestos In Stevie Harper’s Home Since It’s So Safe And Requires No Warning Labels

Quelle surprise! Looks like Canada will be, once again, refusing to vote to add Chrysotile asbestos to the list of hazardous materials to Annex III of the Rotterdam Convention. Once again, here’s the brief explanation of this list: Putting chrysotile asbestos on the Annex III list of the Rotterdam Convention would let countries where companies import ...

Oh Stevie! One of Your Ex-Cabinet Ministers Wants You To Do The Right Thing

As I’ve mentioned last Thursday, today is the day the UN votes whether or not to include chrysotile asbestos on a list of  hazardous products on the Rotterdam Convention. Stevie Spiteful has been remaining mum on what he’ll do today, but most  are of the opinion he’ll vote to keep that poison off the list ...

Stevie Spiteful’s Asbestos Hypocrisy, Johnny-Boy Charest, Would Be Modern Day Shylock, Their Enablers And Canadacausescancer.ca

Stevie Spiteful, as you all know by now, boys ‘n’ girls, still refuses to add asbestos to the list of hazardous materials at the Rotterdam Convention.  To be specific, as Pogge pointed out earlier, according to the article from Mia Rabson, Substances on the list are not banned but countries exporting them must provide written ...