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97 per cent support Ontario's plan to restrict bee-killing pesticides

TORONTO – Ontario’s proposal to restrict bee-killing pesticides received an overwhelmingly positive response from the public.

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New Research: neonicotinoid insecticide residues in surface water and soil associated with commercial maize fields in Southwestern Ontario

Norfolk drawn into neonicotinoid debate

Guelph Mercury. Pollination Guelph: Support the province's pollinator health strategy The family farm will survive (letter from CFFO farmer)

Here is a very thoughtful piece from a CFFO farmer:

Record yield for corn planted without neonics in EU

Yields are at least 25 % above the five-year average in Romania, Hung

Reality Check: The straight facts on honeybees: NOW magazine

Christian farmers plead for calm, unity: Guelph Mercury


Report shows higher than ever yields in post-neonic UK

Brant News: Brant council to reassess support of OFA position

Brant News

California: Neonic poison found throughout the city

Creeks Division Testing After Rains Discovers Insecticide Fatal to Bees

OBA questions the rapid review of the Pest Control Products Act

A scientist speaks up about CropLife's open letter

Clement Kent, PhD is a senior scientist at the Howard Hughes Medical Institute in Washington D.C. Dr.

Safety of neonicotinoids for bees and other creatures unclear: Star