Siemens Says – Does government know better than you – Siemens Says


The Manitoba government introduced legislation recently restricting the use of certain chemicals for weed control on lawns to start in 2015. The pesticide ban is also on grass around hospitals, sidewalks, schools and daycares under the new legislation.

Conservation and Water Stewardship Minister Gord Mackintosh says the legislation will help keep children safe.


food, health products, prescribed medications, and safety features on baby and childrens products. It appears that this testing and certification doesn’t mean much, if anything because those same products this government has just banned with the stroke of a pen; pesticides for our grass, also passed momentous testing for years, costing mucho dollars. Doesn’t the say apply here, what is good for the goose is good for the gander? I guess not because the testing for certain lawn pesticides wasn’t safe enough, but the testing for blood pressure, diabetic control, painkiller, and life-saving medications are.

Siemens Says – Does government know better than you – Siemens Says.