Read the debate over the motion on glyphosate spraying in NB

On Thursday, Nov. 2, 2017, elected officials in New Brunswick's Legislative Assembly debated a motion about the spraying of glyphosate-based herbicides in the province's Crown forest. The motion, brought forward by Gagetown-Petitcodiac MLA Ross … [Read more...]

Dr. Vrain talks longterm health impacts of glyphosate with CBC

Dr. Thierry Vrain, a molecular biologist and retired federal government research scientist, wrapped up his week of public presentations about glyphosate spraying in New Brunswick by talking about the controversial herbicide with CBC Information … [Read more...]

Have you sent your #stopspraying letter yet?

The letters are working! MLAs Ross Wetmore and Jeff Carr talked about glyphosate spraying at the Legislature last week, and today, our elected officials debated a motion concerning herbicide spraying in the Legislative Assembly. Let's keep the … [Read more...]

EcoNews – Protecting water, petitions, wind power, & open-pit pollution

In this edition of EcoNews, we bring you the latest number of New Brunswickers calling for an end to the spraying of glyphosate-based herbicides in our forest (teaser: it's a big number); our Tracy Glynn talks to reporters about the need for modern … [Read more...]

Don’t miss out: Dr. Thierry Vrain is visiting New Brunswick to present his work!

Dr. Thierry Vrain is coming to New Brunswick to present his research, for those who are interested in the effects of herbicides on organisms. The retired research scientist for the Canadian gov­ern­ment and expert on genetically modified foods, … [Read more...]

Glynn urges new forest management model after federal report shows significant changes coming with climate change

Our Forest Campaign Director, Tracy Glynn, told the Canadian Press on Friday, Oct. 27 that New Brunswick should look at new models for managing our public forest in light of a new federal study investigating changes likely to occur in the Maritimes’ … [Read more...]

September EcoNews: All about spray, schools and salmon

In this edition of EcoNews, we show you which communities’ drinking water supply zones are being sprayed with glyphosate-based herbicides; bring you an update on Petitcodiac residents’ quest to end the controversial spraying in their region; give you … [Read more...]

Herbicide spraying within municipal drinking water supply areas

As forestry companies continue to spray glyphosate-based herbicides across the province this month, we've taken an in-depth look at exactly how much spraying is happening within the drinking water supply areas of some New Brunswick … [Read more...]

Glyphosate meeting leaves questions unanswered

Upwards of 150 people attended an open house in Petitcodiac last night (Wednesday, Sept. 6) to get answers about the use of glyphosate-based herbicides in the region. The open house was organized by J.D. Irving Ltd after a meeting scheduled in … [Read more...]

Moncton mayor leads charge to end herbicide spraying near Turtle Creek watershed

The City of Moncton is calling on the province to stop spraying glyphosate-based herbicides near the Turtle Creek watershed, a natural reservoir supplying drinking water to more than 100,000 residents within Moncton, Dieppe and Riverview, the CBC … [Read more...]