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WEEK OF April 30, 2001

  • The Hamilton Weedlady's revenge!
  • Ottawa's Proposed New Pesticide Policy
  • Stratford group gives pesticide wkshp
  • Meat/Fish biggest source of dietary toxins
  • Pesticide makers seek indemnity
  • Winnipeg Organic Lawn Wrkshp - May 2
  • Toronto slashes Pesticide-free plan
  • Waterloo's Dandelion Festival
  • May: National Organic Landscapes Month
    ** CLICK HERE FOR PAST WEEKS' NEWS**

  • ECO-FRIENDLY GARDEN TIPS
    * GROW YOUR OWN ORGANIC SPROUTS
    by Vancouver agronomist Arzeena Hamir
    * ORGANIC LAWN CARE
    Tips From Canadian Organic Growers
    * NATURAL GRUB CONTROL
    B.C.'S TVOrganics owner has the dirt!
    * ALTERNATIVE GROUNDCOVERS
    Ecological Lawn Replacements
    * COMPANION PLANTING
    Using Plants To Protect Other Plants
    * CONSIDER CLOVER
    The benefits of adding clover to your lawn
    * CAPS LIST OF ORGANIC LAWN/GARDEN LINKS

    GROUP EVENTS
    WINNIPEG ORG. LAWN WORKSHOP
    Winnipeg - May 2
    GET YOUR LAWN OFF DRUGS
    Toronto - May 2
    PROTECTING THE PLANET & OURSELVES
    Guelph - May 2
    FOOD OF THE FUTURE
    Vancouver - May 2-4
    "CULTIVATING CHANGE"
    Vision TV - May 3
    SIERRA CALGARY MONTHLY MEETING
    Calgary - May 3
    SIERRA-OTTAWA ACTIVIST WORKSHOP
    Ottawa - May 4,5
    SPRING ECO-GATHERING
    Barrie - May 4,5
    PESTICIDE AWARENESS WORKSHOP
    Barrie - May 5
    TORONTO ECO FESTIVAL
    Toronto - May 6
    TOXIC LEGACIES DOC TALKS KIDS HEALTH
    Windsor - May 11
    INT'L ENVIRONMENTAL ILLNESS CONFERENCE
    May 18-19
    PESTICIDE VICTIM SPEAKS IN MONTREAL
    May 27
    EVERDALE ORGANIC WORKSHOP
    Hillsburgh, Ontario May 19

    CAPS MANDATE
    CAPS is dedicated to raising awareness of the dangers of pesticide exposure & seeking new, ecologically sound paradigms in agriculture and cosmetic land management.
    CALL JEAN CHRETIEN
    Email/Phone #'s for PM and MP's right here!
    PROVINCIAL CONTACTS
    Find the email, phone and addres info for your provincial members of legislative asssembly.

    "DEAR NEIGHBOUR" FLYER!!
    Janet McNeill and the Scugog Green Team have donated a "generic" version of their flyer warning people of the dangers of pesticide exposure. Download it, print it... deliver it to your neighbours!

    PESTICIDE-FREE
    LAWN SIGNS

    Lawn signs available at Sierra Club for $5. Call (613) 241-4611.
    Toronto residents - get yours free - call 416-338-0338 for info.

    PESTICIDE DATABASE
    The Pesticide Action Network (www.panna.org) database of pesticides. The comprehensive site is a one-stop location for current toxicity and regulatory information for pesticides.

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    Email us at:
    canadiansagainstpesticides@hotmail.com
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    (613) 225-3673



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    CAPS HOT TOPICS
    Pivotal Issues, Reports & Discussions
    ! CITIZENS TO PETITION PARLIAMENT
    Grassroots groups urged to gather petitions for reading in House of Commons.
    WEEDING OUT PESTICIDES
    Freelance writer, Alison Dyer gets to the root of the problem of chemically treated lawns and presents pesticide-free alternatives for healthy, low-maintenance greenspaces.
    MAKING A PESTICIDE-USE COMPLAINT
    Is your neighbour spraying on a windy day, or while your children play? Here are some tips on dealing with these pesticide violations.
    WHY SCIENCE CAN'T PROVE
    SAFE PESTICIDE EXPOSURE LIMITS

    Scientist, John Sankey illustrates why current methods cannot and do not prove any safe limits for pesticide exposure.
    TOXIC LEGACIES STUDY
    Elizabeth Guillette's (CBC's "Toxic Legacies") official study 'abstract' & Washington Post overview of her Mexico pesticides study.
    STUDY: ALARMING PESTICIDE LEVELS
    A study published in February, reveals alarming levels of Chlorpyrifos and Malthion in solid foods.
    CONSIDER CLOVER CAMPAIGN
    Environment groups unite & ask Canadians to replace chemical-dependent lawns with eco-friendly clover.