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Charlottetown wants to ban cosmetic pesticides


September 9, 2014
By The Canadian Press

Sept. 9, 2014, Charlottetown, PEI — Charlottetown Mayor Clifford Lee is
calling for a ban on cosmetic pesticides in the capital city.

Sept. 9, 2014, Charlottetown, PEI — Charlottetown Mayor Clifford Lee is calling for a ban on cosmetic pesticides in the capital city.

Council has passed a resolution asking the provincial government to amend the Charlottetown Area Municipalities Act to enable the city to regulate cosmetic pesticides.

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But the owner of a local pest management company says pesticides are already heavily regulated.

Rob Gallant says imposing a ban could lead to property owners or unlicensed companies applying pesticides themselves.


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