Health Canada, Pesticide and Pest Management

Through the Pest Management Regulatory Agency (PMRA), Health Canada works closely with growers of food and non-food crops as well as other commercial users of pesticides, to help meet their needs and priorities for pest management. The Pest Management Regulatory Agency has a number of programs for this purpose, including the Grower Requested Own Use Program, projects under the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) Technical Working Group on Pesticides, Sustainable Pest Management Program and the Minor Use Program. 

Some useful links that can be accessed through their program are:

PMRA home site

Pesticide Label App

Label Search Site

Label Search Site Instructions

Minor Use Projects Listed by Crop

Biopesticides projects and submissions

Incident Reporting

Pollinator Protection

Drift mitigation

Buffer Zone Calculator


Pesticides and Food

Drift in Residential Areas

Regulation of Pesticides in Canada

Yvonne Herbison
Scientific Regulator
Health Canada
Pest Management Regulatory Agency
311 - 471 Queensway Ave
Kelowna, BC
V1Y 6S5
ph: 250-470-4890
fax:  250-762-4812

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