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Pesticide Use

On April 22, 2009, Ontario's ban on cosmetic pesticides came into effect. The ban is part of the McGuinty government's toxics reduction strategy to reduce pollution and protect families from toxic chemicals.

There are 11 classes* of pesticides in Ontario Regulation 63/09 and these, the regulation and the act are available on the Ministry of the Environment's web site at Pesticide products with controlled sales or banned sales are listed in Classes 7 and 8, respectively. Pesticide ingredients banned for use are listed in C class 9.

* Note: All classes are subject to change as newly registered pesticides are classified for sale and use in Ontario, or as products are reclassified or declassified.

On May 6, 2009, Council passed By-law 19-2009 repealing all previous municipal pesticide by-laws.

Sean Patterson
Director of Public Works
613 584-2000 Ext. 108

Jessy Pace
Administrative Assistant
613-584-2000 ext. 107

David McCarthy
Infrastructure /Admin Foreman

Shannon Lapping
Operations Foreman

Eric McQuestion
Facility Supervisor