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Precautionary Principle - Government Positions: Canada

The Precautionary Principle
Canada’s Supreme Court supports pesticide ban
"More than 70 municipalities (including Vancouver, British Columbia; Montreal, Quebec; and Halifax, Nova Scotia) have already passed bylaws prohibiting the cosmetic use of pesticides, and many more cities are poised to pass bans now that the Supreme Court has cleared the way." Early bans cited the precautionary principle.


Canadian Environmental Protection Act and the
Precautionary Principle













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