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Economy, Health

Gun-control lobby urges government for moratorium, bans

(public comments may take 24hrs before appearing) One of the main gun-control lobby groups in Canada has sent a letter to the newly re-elected Liberal government urging strong and immediate anti-firearms actions. The group PolySeSouvient was formed after the deliberate» 

Environment

Some neonic pesticides banned, others restricted to protect bees

Canada’s health department has decided to cancel the use of some neonicotinoid pesticides and to change the conditions of use for others in order to protect bees and other pollinators. It says remaining uses such as treatment on canola seeds»