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Career Opportunity at Univar ES - Marketing & Communications Specialist

04/17/2017

                         Marketing & Communications SpecialistLocation: Flexible, within Ca...

Check out the Univar 2017 Safety Product Offer

04/01/2017

With a wide selection of PPE, Spill Kits and other items accessories to fit every Professional Vegetation Management business, this catalogue makes the selection and buying process easy.  Click here to read.For more information contact y...

Step one: Identify your weed enemy

03/16/2017

Step one: Identify your weed enemyStep two: Identify the best means to combat it. Here are some ways to help determine the treatments for weeds, insects and diseasesBy John MorrissPublished: March 8, 2017 Crops Be the firs...

Government to weed out pesticides from foreign websites

02/26/2017

Government to weed out pesticides from foreign websitesCurrently, Canadians can legally buy pesticides online that are not approved in CanadaBy Elizabeth Thompson, CBC News Posted: Feb 20, 2017 5:00 AM ET Last Updated: Feb...

Summerside approves new lawn pesticide rules

02/26/2017

Summerside approves new lawn pesticide rulesBylaw expected to be in force on April 1By Mitch Cormier, CBC News Posted: Feb 22, 2017 10:08 AM AT Last Updated: Feb 22, 2017 10:09 AM ATThe City of Summerside hopes the new reg...

Summerside pesticide bylaw on track for spring launch

12/22/2016

Summerside pesticide bylaw on track for spring launchCity plans to introduce third-party pest management program, in addition to restricting productsBy Natalia Goodwin, CBC News Posted: Dec 21, 2016 6:00 AM AT Last Updated...

City returns to pesticide use on streets - Salmon Arm

11/27/2016

City returns to pesticide use on streetsFloral display: Judges in the Communities in Bloom program present Salmon Arm with a best-garden and a five-bloom award.— Image Credit: Photo Contributed0 by  Martha Wickett - Salmon Arm ...

Conditional pesticide registrations no longer possible - The Western Producer

06/09/2016

Only about one percent of all pesticides in Canada have conditional registrations, but the Health Canada practice became controversial because many neonicotinoids, a class of insecticides linked to bee deaths and colony losses, have condition...

Repeal the Pesticide Ban in Manitoba - Sign the Petition!

06/09/2016

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Restricted pesticides easy to buy in Winnipeg despite ban, I-Team finds - CBC...

06/09/2016

SEE LINK FOR VIDEO COVERAGEManitoba's cosmetic pesticide ban was supposed to keep weed killers like Roundup out of the battle against pesky yet harmless weeds, but a CBC News investigation found store after store flouting the rules."It's a bi...

Changes coming for weed control - The Headliner

06/05/2016

Upcoming changes to Manitoba’s Noxious Weeds Act are likely to please bees and their keepers.The act includes a list of plants deemed to be harmful to people, animals and economic activity, such as agriculture. The provincial government’s wee...

How does popular organic pesticide copper sulfate compare to synthetic ones l...

05/12/2016

Andrew Porterfield | May 9, 2016 | Genetic Literacy ProjectOrganic farming uses pesticides just as conventional farming does. The only difference is that the pesticides used in organic agriculture have to be derived from “...

Herbicides keep costs down, help feed world, says new study

05/12/2016

Herbicides keep costs down, help feed world, says new studyPosted May. 9th, 2016 by Robert Arnason2A Weed Science Society of America study has concluded that corn yields would drop by 52 percent and soybean yields by 49.5 perce...

Univar announces combination of Future Transfer, Fort Storage and BlueStar Di...

05/12/2016

Univar Canada Announces Combination of Future Transfer, BlueStar Distribution, and FortStorage under the Future Transfer™ BrandCreates powerful new player in agricultural supply chainWINNIPEG, Manitoba and TILLSONBURG,Ontario – May 9, 20...

ChemChina offers $43B for Swiss pesticide giant Syngenta

02/04/2016

A Chinese state-owned chemical maker offered to buy Swiss pesticide giant Syngenta for $43 billion in what would be the biggest foreign acquisition ever by a Chinese company.HONG KONG (AP) -- A Chinese state-owned chemical maker offered to bu...

Health Canada luanches new pesticide label mobile app

01/28/2016

Health Canada launches new pesticide label mobile appUsers can access pesticide labels from their electronic deviceJanuary 25, 2016 Ottawa, Ontario Health CanadaToday, Health Canada launched a new mobile app that allows users to access pestic...

Quebec to crack down on neonics - Western Producer

11/25/2015

Quebec to crack down on neonicsPosted Nov. 23rd, 2015 by Robert ArnasonShare on facebookShare on googleShare on twitterShare on emailMore Sharing Services1Quebec plans to go much further than Ontario when it comes to neonicotin...

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