Ongoing changes at the Pest Management Regulatory Agency (PMRA)

Resolution 3-21, Resolution 4-21, Resolution 1-19, "The Health Canada¬†Pest Management Regulatory Agency¬†(PMRA) is responsible for pesticide regulation in Canada. Created in 1995, this branch of Health Canada consolidates the resources and responsibilities for pest management regulation." Canada.ca.../PMRA PMRA operates under the Pest Control Products Act, Health Canada to register and reevaluate pesticides, and promote sustainable …

Input into Federal regulations that have implications to farming and pesticide use.

There are two campaigns open right now opposing regulation changes that will affect pesticide regulations (including strychnine) and the fair marketing for beef that may interest ASBs and the producers they represent.   Don't Label My Beef https://www.dontlabelmybeef.ca/  This campaign allows anyone to support the Canadian beef industries fight to keep health warning labels off …

Strychnine the Underlying Issues

Strychnine resolutions, some things to consider... The case for removing registration for Richardson Ground Squirrel (RGS) control with strychnine is pretty solid. The right people were included in the discussion, and research paid for by our local industry/interest groups was commissioned specifically to inform the decision. So where do we go from here? RGS infestations …