Turf & Rec

Tick migration in Canada up to six provinces

May 6, 2019
By Mike Jiggens

May 6, 2019 – Ticks are moving across Canada at a rate of between 35 and 55 kilometres a year. Once rare in Canada, ticks have made their way into regions of Manitoba, Ontario, Quebec and New Brunswick, and they are virtually everywhere in Nova Scotia, bringing with them the threat of Lyme disease.