Ontario Declares $5 Million War On Bed Bugs

Ontario is pouring $5 million into the fight against bed bugs in a new push to curb infestations that have been on the rise for years.

January 11, 2011

Ontario is pouring $5 million into the fight against bed bugs in a new push to curb infestations that have been on the rise for years.

The province’s 36 local health units can apply for a share of the funding, which will also support a public education campaign and a website coming soon at www.bedbugsinfo.ca.

The program will teach people “how they can recognize bed bugs and what actions they can take” in a battle that will also take on the myths about fighting the pests, a government source said.

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