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Spring has sprung, along with the first delectable flowers of the season. As proud Canadian bees, we are getting busy with the job at wing: gathering nectar and pollinating plant species. But for years now, our frenzied dance has brought us into contact with the poisons that you humans use to coat your seeds or spray your fields. The name of this poison is neonicotinoids, but...
Actualité - 18 May 2018 - Tag : Advocacy, Neonicotinoid, Pesticides
Nearly half a million concerned citizens call for immediate ban on bee-killing neonic pesticides in Canada  Call for swift action comes as government’s public consultation on neonics ban wraps 
Communiqué - 20 November 2018 - Tag : Advocacy, Neonicotinoid, Pesticides
Environmental groups say immediate action needed -  ENVIRONMENTAL DEFENCE, ÉQUITERRE and DAVID SUZUKI FOUNDATION Ottawa, August 15, 2018 —  Canada’s proposed decision to ban two major neonicotinoid (“neonic”) insecticides is a significant step towards safeguarding bees, pollinators and other important insects.
Communiqué - 15 August 2018 - Tag : Advocacy, Neonicotinoid, Pesticides
Another inadequate decision on neonics pesticides in Canada Pollinators remain at risk
Communiqué - 31 May 2018 - Tag : Advocacy, Neonicotinoid
Communiqué - 27 April 2018 - Tag : Advocacy, Neonicotinoid
Latest science proves controversial insecticides aren’t needed, affordable alternatives exist Joint statement of the David Suzuki Foundation and Équiterre on new research findings by the Task Force on Systemic Pesticides  © Task Force on Systemic Pesticide
Communiqué - 26 February 2018 - Tag : Advocacy, Alternatives to pesticides, Neonicotinoid
A pesticide regulatory process based on science can only conclude that neonics must be banned from agriculture in Canada Published originally in Policy Options on December 1, 2017 by Nadine Bachand, Ph.D. Project Manager - Pesticides and Toxic Substances
Actualité - 18 December 2017 - Tag : Advocacy, Neonicotinoid
Time is running out to sign the petition calling on Health Canada to ban neonicotinoid pesticides (neonics), which kill not only honeybees, but many more species than was thought, including birds, earthworms and aquatic insects at the base of the food chain. They are a major worldwide threat to biodiversity and ecosystems.
Actualité - 13 December 2017 - Tag : Advocacy, Neonicotinoid
Équiterre took a stand recently to fight against pesticides used in Quebec and Canada that affect our very food supply.  
Actualité - 29 September 2017 - Tag : Advocacy, Neonicotinoid
*** Due to recent developments at approximately 12 p.m. ET today, this media release has been updated. *** House of Commons committee to open hearings on neonic pesticide with industry-biased panel 11th-hour invitation to testify issued to coalition of NGOs pressing government to proceed with proposed phase-out to protect biodiversity and long-term food security
Communiqué - 6 March 2017 - Tag : Dangers of pesticides, Neonicotinoid, Pesticides