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Jeffrey Lowes Mrep Communications SPEAKS

Antonella Artuso

Aug 21, 2011

While many Ontarians are embracing the move to old-style lawn care following the Dalton McGuinty cosmetic pesticide ban, others are going so far as to cross borders to get their paws on stronger stuff.

Kevin Good, the seasonal department store manager at the Stamford Home

Hardware and Fireplace Shop in Niagara Falls, said he hasn’t seen any drop in the sale of compression sprayers even though he is not allowed to sell the pesticide concentrate that goes into them.

“People are just right up front — ‘You can’t sell it to me, I’m going right across the river,’” Good said. “Basically what’s happened is we’ve been screwed out of sales which means the whole nine yards — less staff, less money going through this store, all going over to the States. Especially when they’ve got the good Canadian dollar — they’re getting their gas, they pick up their pesticides, they bring it back.”

The Canadian Border Services Agency (CBSA) says Ontario’s cosmetic pesticide ban cannot be legislatively enforced by their officials.

Officers at the border will only stop fertilizer and pesticides that fail to meet registration, packing and labelling requirements under the federal

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AUDIO : Edmonton Transportation and Public Works Committee – Feb23,2011 – Restricition of Cosmetic Pesticides Bylaw –

TRANSPORTATION AND PUBLIC WORKS

COMMITTEE

MINUTES

February 23, 2011 – River Valley Room

PRESENT

K. Krushell, *D. Iveson, K. Leibovici, T. Caterina

*Councillor D. Iveson was named a Member of the Committee to maintain quorum, pursuant to section 151(1),

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Media Info Reference : Courtesy Jeffrey Lowes : CKWS Television Station – Kingston Ontario

 ONTARIO PCS : Progressive Conservatives in Kingston are gearing up for the next Provincial Election.

February 17, 2011

  
PROGRESSIVE CONSERVATIVES IN KINGSTON ARE GEARING UP FOR THE NEXT PROVINCIAL ELECTION.

 NEWSWATCH'S ERIN HOWE HAS MORE ON THE CANDIDATES.

 ONTARIO P.C. RIDING ASSOCIATION PRESIDENT BILL GIGUERE IS GETTING READY FOR STRONG ATTENDANCE AT HIS PARTY'S NOMINATION MEETING SATURDAY – THE FIRST TIME IN EIGHT YEARS THERE'S BEEN A CONTEST.

 GIGUERE: "WE'RE ALL VERY EXCITED ABOUT IT, AND THE CANDIDATES ARE EXCITED ABOUT IT, AND AS I SAY, WE ANTICIPATE A VERY LARGE TURN OUT FOR THIS."

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FON MEDIA REPORT : ONTARIO Series

JEFFREY LOWES : ELECTION — KINGSTON CATARAQUI COUNCIL CANDIDATE — BLOG SITE UP AND RUNNING

(X) Lowes for Cataraqui District

http://lowes4council.wordpress.com/

He said it would be up within the week and here it is.

Good Luck Jeffrey

UncleAdolph
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