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Pesticide Regulations

  • Pest Control Products Act (PCPA)
    The new Pest Control Products Act (PCPA) came into force in 2006, replacing the previous PCPA which was over 35 years old. The new Act improves the pesticide regulatory system by strengthening health and environmental protection and control of pesticides.
  • Pest Management Regulatory Agency (PMRA)
    The PMRA helps protect human health, safety and the environment by seeking to minimize the risks associated with pesticides.

Health Effects of Pesticides

Pesticides and the Environment

Healthy Lawns and Gardens

Identifying Insects and Weeds

  • Insects
    Provides pictures of insects and the types of plants/tress they invade.
  • Weeds
    Provides information on native weeds.

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