6 June 2016
Quebec's National Assembly Recognizes Activist Kathleen Ruff Kathleen Ruff will receive a medal of honour in Quebec's National Assembly on 9 June 2016 for her decade of work to stop Canada's asbestos trade. Kathleen received a Special Award from the Collegium Ramazzini in October 2013 to honor her steadfast and effective advocacy in the international effort to ban the ongoing use of asbestos and for promoting better occupational and environmental health protections throughout the world.
The Montreal Gazette has published an extensive feature story on Kathleen and her life's work. Read the 4 June piece Kathleen Ruff: How one single-minded activist helped turn the tide on asbestos.
The Collegium Ramazzini congratulates our friend Kathleen on this well-deserved honor.