Environmental groups dismayed by continued use of bee-killing imidacloprid, request audit of federal pesticide regulation
Media Release: Federal pesticide regulator flip-flops on proposed neonics ban after years of delay
Canada failing to protect the environment from harmful pesticides, groups say
Blog: Auditor general criticizes Ontario’s environmental record
CELA Counsel Richard Lindgren blogs about Ontario auditor general Bonnie Lysyk's recent annual report on the provincial government’s environmental record in 2019-20.
Comments on amendments to the Pesticide Regulation (63/09 General)
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.
Response to Proposed Re-evaluation Decision PRVD2019-05, Chlorpyrifos and Its Associated End-use Products: Updated Environmental Risk Assessment
Comments to the Pest Management Regulatory Agency from David Suzuki Foundation Canadian Environmental Law Association Canadian Association of Physicians for the Environment Equiterre Environmental Defence Download submission here: Comments-on-PRVD2019-05-Chlorpyrifos-2019-07-31
Media Release: Nearly half a million concerned citizens call for immediate ban on bee-killing neonic pesticides in Canada
Media Release Call for swift action comes as government’s public consultation on neonics ban wraps Nov 16 2018 OTTAWA — Fourteen conservation, environmental health and advocacy groups*, along with the Ontario Beekeepers’ Association, have called on the federal government to end the use…
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