Nadine Bachand is project manager, pesticides and toxic products, at the Montreal office of Équiterre. She holds an interdisciplinary master’s in environmental sciences from Université du Québec à Montréal.

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Neonicotinoids: Canada must stop stalling

(This article has been translated from French.) Health Canada has taken seven years to review the risks posed to pollinators by neonicotinoids. Given global scientific consensus on the negative impact of these pesticides on bees and other …

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Quebec takes action on regulating pesticides

In 1992, Quebec implemented an agricultural pest-management strategy aimed at reducing pesticide use by half by the year 2000. Despite undeniable progress, this objective was not met. The government then adopted a second strategy in …

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