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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