Posted on June 20, 2017 by Mouvement PRO Chrysotile
Thetford Mines and Asbestos are two mining towns where the gold was white, where labour movements took off, and where hopes could not be higher. Over time this white gold left traces, but those traces, called mine tailings, are full of minerals just waiting to be once again transformed into hard cash. Thetford Mines and Asbestos are not looking for a handout, they simply want to be allowed to take control of their own destiny.
Thetford Mines is celebrating its 125th anniversary this year because those who live there are proud of their history and determined to overcome adversity.