Wednesday, April 1, 2009

Ont's pesticide ban to take effect on Earth Day...And More

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  • Food Roundup: Pesticides Promises at mcdonald's, Green Upgrades at ... BNET - ‎15 hours ago‎ By Katherine Glover | March 31st, 2009 @ 9:35 pm mcdonald’s to reduce pesticides — Responding to pressure from shareholders, the burger chain has agreed to...
  • Pesticide Watch Fundraiser Tomorrow The Bay Bridged - ‎4 hours ago‎ Pesticide Watch, a fantastic local nonprofit dedicated to “[helping] citizen groups across California develop sustainable solutions for dealing with pests, ...
  • Manitoba farmers turn in over 51000 kilograms of obsolete pesticides Canada NewsWire (press release) - ‎Mar 31, 2009‎ OTTAWA, March 31 /CNW/ - Over 51158 kilograms of unwanted and obsolete agricultural pesticides - enough to fill approximately four semi-trailers - have been ...
  • For sale, or not for sale?Peterborough Examiner - ‎9 hours ago‎ In about three weeks, those who sell pesticides in Ontario will be facing big changes. With the introduction of the Cosmetic Pesticide Ban Act on April 22, ...
  • Ont's pesticide ban to take effect on Earth Day Ecolog.com (subscription) - ‎19 hours ago‎... Toronto, Ont-Effective April 22, 2009, the use and sale of pesticides that may be used for cosmetic purposes on lawns, gardens, parks and school yards in
  • City not affected Pembroke Daily Observer - ‎Mar 31, 2009‎ The upcoming ban on the use of cosmetic pesticides will not affect the city of Pembroke's operations, as the municipality hasn't been using the chemicals ...
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My Past Articles

More enforcement needed for pesticide spray regulations
The Western Star (Corner Brook) - Final - 10-01-2002 - 413 words
Karen Griffin - Judie Squires says someone needs to patrol the companies that spray residential areas for pesticides because she's observed nine violations of the Environmental Protection Act in her Paradise neighborhood alone


Spray woes: Province falling down on monitoring pesticides
The Telegram (St. John's) - Final - 10-01-2002 - 253 words
Judie Squires - environment to become poisoned? A temporary ban on all residential pesticides has to be put into place, to protect us, our wildlife and our environment as a whole. Judie Squires Paradise


Government lax on cosmetic pesticide regulation: advocate
The Telegram (St. John's) - 08-28-2004 - 613 words
Stokes Sullivan, Deana - Despite increased awareness about adverse health effects from pesticides, Judie Squires, a member of the Pesticide Working Group of Newfoundland and Labrador, isn't optimistic the province will ban cosmetic use


Woman doesn't expect cosmetic pesticide ban any time soon
The Western Star (Corner Brook) - 08-30-2004 - 712 words
Stokes Sullivan, Deana - Despite increased awareness about adverse health effects from pesticides, Judie Squires, a member of the Pesticide Working Group of Newfoundland and Labrador, isn't optimistic that the province will ban the


Province lagging behind in pesticide control
The Telegram (St. John's) - 09-04-2005 - 496 words
Squires, Judie - it to do is to prohibit the cosmetic use of synthetic pesticides altogether in order to protect our citizens and the environment. Judie Squires writes from Portugal Cove-St. Philip's


The two sides to pesticide use
The Telegram (St. John's) - 07-16-2006 - 781 words
Judie Squires - health of your families. When Canada's most respected health authorities tell us pesticides threaten our health, we should all be listening. Judie Squires writes from Portugal Cove-St. Philip's


Inquiry implicates BTk
The Telegram (St. John's) - 06-24-2006 - 353 words
DEANA STOKES SULLIVAN - of trees. The live spores can be inhaled by humans and animals exposed to BT. Judie Squires, secretary of the Northeast Avalon Group of the Sierra Club, says despite claims that


Delayed pesticide laws 'disappointing'
The Telegram (St. John's) - 06-24-2006 - 833 words
DEANA STOKES SULLIVAN - at the end of this year. These products will only be sold to certified dealers. Judie Squires, secretary of the newly formed Northeast Avalon Group of the Sierra Club, isn't


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Time for provincial lawn pesticide regulation
The Telegram (St. John's) - 03-14-2009 - 419 words
pesticides. Please join me in lobbying our province for a pesticide ban Judie Squires Portugal Cove...

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