SSNB made CBC Info am and the news today: #StopSprayingNB has become an election issue in NB’s general election that will take place on September 24, 2018.
ARTICLE (link and pdf) : https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/new-brunswick/glyphosate-spray-election-issue-1.4824688
AUDIO of the 7 minute CBC Info am piece: (will upload the cbc podcast when it’s out)
AUDIO of the news clip that is playing on CBC Radio 1 until noon:
UPDATE: PLATFORM COMMITMENTS to #StopSprayingNB for NB election 2018: (will be updated when we receive more information)
– NB Green party: “Immediately end the spraying of herbicides (glyphosate) on forest lands and under powerlines, given the risks the chemical poses to natural ecosystems and wildlife” (pg 26)(see pg. 26 of election platform): http://www.greenpartynb.ca/2018_platform
– NBNDP: “. The NDP would end glyphosate spraying,..”. https://nbndp.ca/en-our-platform/
– PANB (Platform released Sept 11’18): “Cease herbicide (glyphosate) spraying on crown lands”
– PC party (platform released Sept 11’18): “forestry sector, we will be conducting our own objective, evidence-based study of the health implications for wildlife and humans exposed to Glyphosate”
So far no promises from Liberal party.