Policy Update Regarding Amendments to the Integrated Pest Management Regulation

12.05.17-BC.house.of.parliamentThe Ministry of Environment (the Ministry) is proposing revisions to the Integrated Pest Management Regulation relating to the sale and cosmetic use of pesticides. This follows extensive consultation on the topic. The purpose of this document is to describe the final proposed revisions, which have been developed in response to comments received during consultation.

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In the Media - Ontario to Restrict Use of Pesticide Linked to Bee Deaths

15.01.13-Globe.logoERIC ATKINS
The Globe and Mail
Published Tuesday, Nov. 25 2014, 10:41 AM EST
Last updated Wednesday, Nov. 26 2014, 7:11 AM EST

The Ontario government plans to restrict the use of a class of agricultural pesticides linked to the widespread declines in honeybees and other pollinators.

The move is opposed by the province’s chemical and agriculture industries, which say neonicotinoid pesticides are vital tools that growers of corn and soybeans use to protect their harvests from yield-destroying insects.

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Funding Request Letter to Environment Minister Mary Polak

12.05.17-BC.house.of.parliamentThe following letter was sent to Environment Minister Mary Polak from Keith Lyall, BC Allied Golf Association's Environmental Advocacy Committee (EAC) Chair, Golf Course Superintendent at Sun Peaks Resort and WCTA Past President.  It was sent shortly after a meeting held in the Minister's office on Thursday, March 12th that was desgned to provide her an update on the committee's work toward creating an IPM standard for turf management in BC.

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