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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 comments were submitted during the official consultation on Ontario’s pollinator health proposal last month. Approximately 97 per...
Communiqué - 5 March 2015 - Tag : Advocacy, Dangers of pesticides, Neonicotinoid, Pesticides, Pesticides-free
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 their call for federal and provincial governments to end the use of this class of chemicals in Canada.
Communiqué - 25 June 2014 - Tag : Advocacy, Dangers of pesticides, Neonicotinoid, Pesticides, Pesticides-free
Groups had to sue the Minister of Health to secure reviews of pesticides already banned in Europe Montreal, Feb. 5, 2014 — Environmental groups have forced Ottawa to review the approval of up to 383 pesticide products containing 23 active ingredients including many with links to cancer and water contamination.
Communiqué - 5 February 2014 - Tag : Advocacy, Dangers of pesticides
Environmental groups have forced Ottawa to review the approval of up to 383 pesticide products containing 23 active ingredients including many with links to cancer and water contamination.
Actualité - 5 February 2014 - Tag : Advocacy, Dangers of pesticides
Join us for a lunch-hour talk by Rick Smith and Bruce Lourie, two Canadian environmental leaders who offer advice for removing toxic chemicals from our bodies and homes. There are more than 80,000 synthetic chemicals in commerce today (endocrine disrupters, pesticides, heavy metals and air pollutants). Based on various experiments, the authors of Toxin Toxout demonstrate how...
Join us for a lunch-hour talk by Rick Smith and Bruce Lourie, two Canadian environmental leaders who offer advice for removing toxic chemicals from our bodies and homes. There are more than 80,000 synthetic chemicals in commerce today (endocrine disrupters, pesticides, heavy metals and air pollutants). Based on various experiments, the authors of Toxin Toxout demonstrate how...
Actualité - 15 January 2014 - Tag : Bruce Lourie, Dangers of pesticides, Organization, Rick Smith
Equiterre and the David Suzuki Foundation are suing the Government of Canada for its refusal to protect Canadians from harmful pesticides already banned for use in other countries. Lawyers from Ecojustice, acting on behalf of the two environmental groups, have filed a lawsuit alleging that the Minister of Health and the Pest Management Regulatory Agency (PMRA) acted unlawfully...
Actualité - 26 August 2013 - Tag : Advocacy, Dangers of pesticides, Pesticides Management Code
Government of Canada’s refusal to review pesticides already banned in Europe is unlawful, groups say   Montreal, QC, August 27, 2013 — Environmental groups are suing the Government of Canada for its refusal to protect Canadians from harmful pesticides already banned for use in other countries.
Communiqué - 26 August 2013 - Tag : Dangers of pesticides, Pesticides, Pesticides Management Code
Pesticide Action Network North America has conducted a new review of the recent literature on the impact of pesticide use on children's health. According to the report, the existing research suggests that:
Actualité - 17 October 2012 - Tag : Dangers of pesticides, Ecological horticulture
TORONTO, Oct. 15, 2012 - Environmental groups are requesting that Health Minister Leona Aglukkaq review the use of 30 pesticide chemicals found in more than 700 registered domestic and agricultural pesticide products because of the risks they pose to Canada’s environment or human health.
Communiqué - 15 October 2012 - Tag : Dangers of pesticides