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Shediac, N.B. citizens group wants bylaw enacted to ban cosmetic pesticide use

Town will comply with provincial recommendation


April 7, 2022
By Turf & Rec

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A citizens group in Shediac, N.B. are pushing for a bylaw that would outlaw cosmetic pesticide products. Current provincial regulations state that landscaping companies must have a pesticide operating licence and that a maximum of 50 per cent of a property can be targeted in a given year. The town’s mayor said the municipality will comply with whatever recommendation is made by the province’s climate change and environmental stewardship committee.

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