A press release from Crop Life Canada: Leaked Liberal pesticide plan – bad public policy, says CropLife Canada:
The Ontario Liberals’ leaked election promise to ban the use of lawn and garden pest control products on a province-wide basis would be both unnecessary and costly if it were to become law, says CropLife Canada.
“Banning lawn and garden products, which are already thoroughly scrutinized and regulated at the federal and provincial levels, would be an extremely expensive and an wholly unnecessary exercise,” said Peter MacLeod, Managing Director CropLife Canada.
“This is purely about politics, not sound public policy.” MacLeod noted that all pest control products are stringently regulated by Health Canada’s Pest Management Regulatory Agency, which carefully reviews the health and environmental safety of all products before they can be sold or used in
The full release available here: Leaked Liberal pesticide plan – bad public policy, says CropLife Canada