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Nearly half a million concerned citizens call for immediate ban on bee-killing neonic pesticides in Canada

Nearly half a million concerned citizens call for immediate ban on bee-killing neonic pesticides in Canada  Call for swift action comes as government’s public consultation on neonics ban wraps  OTTAWA — ...

Communiqué - Anonyme - 20/11/2018 - 16:38 - 0 comments - 0 attachments

Canada proposes ban on bee-killing neonic pesticides

Environmental groups say immediate action needed -  ENVIRONMENTAL DEFENCE, ÉQUITERRE and DAVID SUZUKI FOUNDATION Ottawa, August 15, 2018 —   Canada’s proposed decision to ban two major neonicotino ...

Communiqué - Anonyme - 15/08/2018 - 18:22 - 0 comments - 0 attachments

World bee day: Canadian bees seek political asylum in Europe

Spring has sprung, along with the first delectable flowers of the season. As proud Canadian bees, we are getting busy with the job at wing: gathering nectar ...

Actualité - Dale Robertson - 18/07/2018 - 15:20 - 0 comments - 0 attachments

Another inadequate decision on neonics pesticides in Canada

Another inadequate decision on neonics pesticides in Canada Pollinators remain at risk Ottawa (ON), May 31, 2018 - Équiterre and the David Suzuki Foundation disagree with the federal pesticide regulator’s conclusion, announced ...

Communiqué - Camille Gagné-R... - 31/05/2018 - 14:44 - 0 comments - 0 attachments

Joint Release: The European Union bans all outdoor uses of bee-harming neonic pesticides

  CANADIAN ASSOCIATION OF PHYSICIANS FOR THE ENVIRONMENT, CANADIAN ENVIRONMENTAL LAW ASSOCIATION, DAVID SUZUKI FOUNDATION, ÉQUITERRE, AND ENVIRONMENTAL DEFENCE Joint Release Canada must act immediately to end the use of neon ...

Communiqué - Camille Gagné-R... - 27/04/2018 - 13:07 - 0 comments - 0 attachments

DECLARATION: Canada must heed conclusions of new global study and ban bee-killing neonics

Latest science proves controversial insecticides aren’t needed, affordable alternatives exist Joint statement of the David Suzuki Foundation and Équiterre on new research findings by the Task Force on Systemic Pesticides ...

Communiqué - Camille Gagné-R... - 26/02/2018 - 07:57 - 0 comments - 0 attachments

Health Canada and the impact of neonics pesticides

A pesticide regulatory process based on science can only conclude that neonics must be banned from agriculture in Canada Published originally in Policy Options on December 1, 2017 by Nadine Bachand, Ph.D. Project Manager - ...

Actualité - Camille Gagné-R... - 20/12/2017 - 12:07 - 0 comments - 0 attachments

Only A Few Days Left to Sign the Petition: Health Canada Must Ban Neonics NOW!

Time is running out to sign the petition calling on Health Canada to ban neonicotinoid pesticides (neonics), which kill not only honeybees, but many more species than was thought , including birds, earthworms and aquatic insect ...

Actualité - Camille Gagné-R... - 13/12/2017 - 15:31 - 0 comments - 0 attachments

Pesticides in Canada: Let's Fight for Food Security!

Équiterre took a stand recently to fight against pesticides used in Quebec and Canada that affect our very food supply.   NEONICS ARE CONTRIBUTING TO THE SIXTH MASS EXTINCTION OF WILDLIFE An updated assessment produced by t ...

Actualité - Camille Gagné-R... - 29/09/2017 - 17:02 - 0 comments - 0 attachments

House of Commons committee to open hearings on neonic pesticide with industry-biased panel

*** Due to recent developments at approximately 12 p.m. ET today, this media release has been updated. *** House of Commons committee to open hearings on neonic pesticide with industry-biased panel 11th-hour invitation to testify issued to ...

Communiqué - Camille Gagné-R... - 06/03/2017 - 17:42 - 0 comments - 0 attachments

It’s time to ban at least one neonic pesticide!

To support the largest scientific literature review ever conducted by a group of independent scientists on neonicotinoid pesticides (neonics), harmul notably to bees and could be for humans too,  in 2015 we sent over 37,000 letters ...

Actualité - Camille Gagné-R... - 15/02/2017 - 16:52 - 0 comments - 0 attachments

Harmful neonic pesticide to be banned in Canada

You probably know that bees across North America are in crisis. A big part of the problem are a group of pesticides known as neonics (short for neonicotinoids). Fortunately, government regulators are taking action – in Ontario with ...

Actualité - Dale Robertson - 01/02/2017 - 12:48 - 0 comments - 0 attachments

Ontario moves to curb bee-killing pesticides; Quebec should do same

In November, the Ontario government became the first in North America to announce plans to reduce the use of neonicotinoids ("neonics"), a pesticide that has been lin ...

Actualité - Anne Chudobiak - 10/11/2015 - 14:51 - 0 comments - 0 attachments

Increased pesticides in the environment : Équiterre urges Quebec to ban the most dangerous ones

  Alarmed by Radio-Canada’s exclusive report, Quebec a perdu le contrôle des pesticides [Pesticides in Quebec are out of control], which shows increasing levels of pesticides in the environment, Équiterre is urging Queb ...

Actualité - Julie Tremblay - 29/10/2015 - 09:32 - 0 comments - 0 attachments

Conference on « neonic » pesticides with two experts

Equiterre, in collaboration with the David Suzuki Foundation, host a conference presenting the most important literature review on the impacts of neonicotinoïd pesticide. This literature review has been conducted by the Task Force on Syst ...

Actualité - Julie Tremblay - 27/10/2015 - 08:19 - 0 comments - 0 attachments

Why is Quebec waiting to ban bee-killing pesticides?

36,000 Quebecers call on the quebec government to ban neonicotinoid pesticides now Montreal, June 17, 2015 – Équiterre and the David Suzuki Foundation today presented the Minister of Sustainable Development, Environment and the Fight again ...

Communiqué - Léa Bédard-Beaulieu - 17/06/2015 - 13:23 - 0 comments - 0 attachments

Progress in the fight against pesticides...and last chance to participate in our call to action!

Organizations—including Équiterre—that are fighting against neonicotinoids (neonics), the most widely used class of insecticide in the world, are finally gaining ground and can count on our decision-makers to act on this publi ...

Actualité - Julie Tremblay - 15/06/2015 - 17:23 - 0 comments - 0 attachments

Take action against pesticides that kill bees and affect humans

On May 29th, the Day of the Honey Bee in Quebec, Équiterre, in collaboration with the David Suzuki Foundation, hosted a public talk presenting the results of the most important literature review on the impacts of neonicotinoïd pesticides, ...

Actualité - Julie Tremblay - 01/06/2015 - 15:46 - 0 comments - 0 attachments

International neonicotinoid expert presents findings in Montreal Evidence is clear: Neonics cause grave harm, must be restricted

MONTREAL, May 29, 2015 — Neonicotinoid pesticides harm a large number of non-target organisms including bees and other pollinators, according to a comprehensive review of more than 1,000 peer-reviewed reports conducted by the international Tas ...

Communiqué - Julie Tremblay - 01/06/2015 - 10:26 - 0 comments - 0 attachments

Life Without Bees: A Video Worth Sharing!

Équiterre and the David Suzuki Foundation, in collaboration with New York artist Zina Saunders, would like to present Life Without Bees . This short film shows the importance of bees in food production and the negative impact of neonic ...

Actualité - Éloise Longval-Labbé - 02/04/2015 - 08:48 - 0 comments - 0 attachments

97 per cent support Ontario’s plan to restrict bee-killing pesticides

CLOSE TO 50,000 COMMENTS SUBMITTED DURING PUBLIC CONSULTATION PROCESS TORONTO, March 5, 2015 – Ontario’s proposal to restrict bee-killing pesticides received an overwhelmingly positive response from the public. Close to 50,000 comment ...

Communiqué - Samuel Fortin P... - 05/03/2015 - 15:55 - 0 comments - 0 attachments

Quebec acts to save bees

Under pressure to restrict the use of neonicotinoid pesticides, the Quebec government is developing initiatives to stop the decline of bees and other pollinators, according to weekly agricultural newspaper La Terre de chez nous. The Minis ...

Actualité - Anonyme - 29/01/2015 - 14:59 - 0 comments - 0 attachments

Bee-friendly ways to de-grub your lawn

Chances are that if you've followed the news this summer, you've heard about neonics, AKA bee-killing pesticides. These pesticides have been banned temporarily for some uses in Europe, but are still widely used in Canada for agricultu ...

Actualité - Anne Chudobiak - 30/07/2014 - 14:30 - 0 comments - 0 attachments

Unprecedented study confirms neonic pesticides endanger bees, birds, butterflies and earthworms

Landmark review by independent scientists bolsters the case for a ban OTTAWA, June 25, 2014 — In light of a comprehensive review of the effects of neonicotinoid pesticides (“neonics”), environmental groups have renewed t ...

Communiqué - Julie Tremblay - 25/06/2014 - 14:43 - 0 comments - 0 attachments

Environmental groups demand Health Minister Rona Ambrose take action on bee-killing pesticide

Montreal, September 24, 2013 — Environmental groups want federal Health Minister Rona Ambrose to reconsider Health Canada’s decision to reapprove a pesticide — severely restricted in Europe — for use on fruits, potatoes and turf, ...

Communiqué - Anne Chudobiak - 24/09/2013 - 12:11 - 0 comments - 0 attachments