Using pesticides

Information on pesticides and their use at home, at work and for agriculture. Also get pest control tips.

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About Pesticides

Learn about pesticide safety, including insect repellents, homemade pesticides, pesticide spray drift, lawn pesticides and food safety.

Pest control tips

Information on how to deal with common household pests like spiders, bedbugs, ants, cockroaches and mice.

Using pesticides at home

Learn how pesticides are approved and regulated in Canada. Also find out how to reduce pesticide use at home.

Using pesticides at work

Information for pest control professionals, including importation standards, a pesticide label database and how to report a problem.

Using pesticides for agriculture

Learn about agricultural pesticide programs, including the Grower Requested Own Use Program, Sustainable Pest Management Program and Minor Use Program.

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