On the Earth Day anniversary of Ontario's ban on the cosmetic use of pesticides, CELA Researcher Kathleen Cooper blogs about recent changes to Ontario's pesticide rules, including good news and bad news.
CELA has raised concerns about proposals that could undermine both Ontario's ban on the cosmetic use of pesticides and the limits on use of neonicotinoid-treated corn and soybean seeds.
Richard Lindgren, CELA Legal Counsel, provides analysis of Bill 132 and its various schedules. Download the document here: 1306-Bill 132 Submission from the Canadian Environmental Law Association
Richard Lindgren presented concerns about Bill 132 (Better for People, Smarter for Business Act, 2019) to the Standing Committee on General Government.
The Ontario government has recently introduced omnibus legislation that proposes to amend over a dozen laws that currently protect the environment, safeguard public health, manage wildlife and public lands, and regulate resource extraction throughout the province.
Apr 24 2015 Don’t delay. May 7th is the deadline for responding to Ontario’s consultation on a regulation to restrict neonicotinoid (“neonics”) pesticides. CELA supports this regulation. The proposal will classify treated seeds as pesticides and aims to dramatically reduce the use…