Tag: malathion

Winnipeg Malathion Replacement Approved

Posted: May 19th, 2017 at 8:00pm Featured, NEWS, Winnipeg
WINNIPEG, MB - An environmentally-friendly Mosquito fogging product will be making its debut in Winnipeg this summer. A replacement for Malathion has been approved by Health Canada, meaning it will…

Winnipeg Wants Mosquito Killer Approved Fast

Posted: March 19th, 2017 at 3:00pm Featured, NEWS, Winnipeg
WINNIPEG, MB - The City of Winnipeg is asking Health Canada to approve the use of DeltaGard 20EW in time for Mosquito season. DeltaGard is considered an environmentally-friendly alternative to…

City of Winnipeg makes big malathion mistake

Posted: July 22nd, 2016 at 9:39am Featured, NEWS, Winnipeg
This past June, the City of Winnipeg used 13-year-old malathion to spray for mosquitoes. The shelf life on the exact malathion used is listed on the label as one year. How…

Mosquito fogging continues Saturday night

Posted: June 18th, 2016 at 12:30pm Featured, NEWS
Winnipeg will continue its mosquito fogging program Saturday night. Scheduled work delayed by rain Thursday night wrapped up Friday. Fogging is being carried out between 9:30pm and 6:30am. The city…

Winnipeg: Enough malathion for 2.5x foggings

Posted: April 5th, 2016 at 6:10pm Featured, NEWS
Winnipeg only has enough malathion to spray the city two and a half times this summer. That's because the manufacturer of the mosquito-killing poison wants Winnipeg to sign an indemnification…

Winnipeg buys up leftover mosquito malathion

Posted: November 24th, 2015 at 5:48pm Featured, NEWS
Winnipeg has purchased some second-hand malathion from Saskatchewan. Supplies of the mosquito killing chemical have been dwindling since the poison's manufacturer demanded the city sign an indemnification waiver. The city…

Insect control season underway in Winnipeg

Posted: April 17th, 2015 at 2:17pm Featured, NEWS, Winnipeg
With winter's extreme weather warnings and parking bans barely behind us, the City of Winnipeg announced on Friday that its insect surveillance and larviciding programs are already underway. Mosquito Control Program…

Still too chilly for city to fog

Posted: July 29th, 2014 at 11:17am NEWS, Winnipeg
City of Winnipeg The City of Winnipeg’s Adult Nuisance Mosquito fogging program will not occur tonight, July 29, 2014, due to forecasted overnight low temperatures. It is the fourth consecutive…
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