The Ontario government has announced that it plans to restrict the use of neonicotinoid insecticides, blamed for increased bee deaths in recent years. Farmers in the province will be required to apply for permits if they want to plant seeds treated with the controversial pesticides. But as a Globe and Mail article finally gets around to mentioning in its 10th paragraph, buried on a back page in the print edition, “The connection between bee deaths and the pesticides is murky.”
Who Writes This
Bradley Doucet is a Montreal writer and the English Editor of Le Québécois Libre.
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