Pesticide Issue Update – May, 2013
By Jerry Rousseau
The pesticide issue was heating up once again in BC as we approached the provincial election. Media and pollsters certainly had people believing the NDP would become our new government which for sportsturf and golf course managers, was sure to mean swiftly introduced, restrictive pesticide use legislation. Cause for worry, it wasn’t clear where sportsturf would stand as the NDP’s previously introduced bills flip-flopped between full and partial provincial bans.