West Coast Environmental Law receives many pesticide-related queries each year. Members of the public are concerned about the risks of commercial and home pesticide use in our communities and they want to know what avenues are available to them to counter the threats posed by these toxins. For the purposes of this guide, the generic term 'pesticides' is meant to be inclusive and generally refers to all products that are used to prevent, destroy, repel or mitigate a pest.
A Citizen's Guide to Pesticide Use and the Law in BC
January 1, 2007