July 15, 2021


Lawsuits to End Unlawful and Prolonged Phase-Outs of Neonicotinoids

In December 2019, Canadian Parks & Trees Protection filed a complaint against the PMRA that questioned their decision of allowing the use of harmful pesticide for another two years. The pesticide Thiamethoxam, is a type of neonicotinoid pesticide, which intensively affected pollinators. Hence, it was important to come in and stop the PMRA from making such decisions.
The PMRA publicized the effects of Thiamethoxam on pollinators in April 2019. In their results, they concluded that there was a need to enforce important measures that would help protect all pollinators. The measures included stopping various uses of Thiamethoxam, …