Friday, 28 June 2013

Province of Manitoba, Canada to Proceed With Ban on Chemical Lawn Pesticides

Government of Manitoba

Low-Risk Alternatives for Lawn Care to be Focus of Legislation:  Mackintosh.

Manitoba is proposing to join most of Canada in reducing children's and pets' exposure to synthetic chemical lawn pesticides with legislation to be introduced in the next session that would replace the sale and use of those products with the rapidly growing array of federally approved, effective, low-risk bio-pesticides, Conservation and Water Stewardship Minister Gord Mackintosh announced today.