Originally Posted by Dr. G
The pads are made in China, but "shimmed" in Canada and packaged in Canada, so there's a bit of a trick to the whole made in Canada thing. It was something along those lines I can't remember exactly what the trick was.
They also have an F rating with the Better Business Bureau and have changed names after problems in the past.
I would go with Akebono if you want brake dust to be a non-issue.
wow. thanx. and i went akebono last time around. love the light grey dust, they work good.