New Brunswick’s largest ever petition calls for ban of glyphosates in the forest

Written by Tracy Glynn on December 7, 2016


Jeff Carr, Conservative MLA for New Maryland-Sunbury, David Coon, Green MLA for Fredericton South, and Jake Stewart, Conservative MLA for Southwest Miramichi supporting the petition against glyphosate spraying in the forest on Dec. 6, 2016 at the NB Legislature. Photo by Nick Hawkins.

The work of New Brunswickers to ban glyphosates in forestry in the province marked a milestone on Dec. 6 when it collected the largest number of signatures to any petition ever tabled in the Legislative Assembly. To date, almost 28,000 New Brunswickers have signed a hard copy petition against spraying glyphosates in the forest in just over a year. This petition is also one of many similar petitions against herbicides in the woods that have been tabled in the Legislature in just over a decade.

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