Below is a great article by Gordon Hoekstra of the Vancouver Sun that draws attention to an issue that libraries all over Canada are being forced to deal with – bedbugs. The Burnaby Public Library found bedbugs at their Metrotown branch. The library did a good job preventing a further spread of bedbugs by using [...]
Below is a great article by Bruce Watson, a features writer for DailyFinance.com
Over the past summer, North America has been gripped by bedbug fever — and not in a good way. The minuscule pests have gotten out of control: In New York, they forced the closure of several high-end retailers, bedeviled Bill Clinton’s Harlem [...]
Below is an interesting article about the issue of costs associated with bedbug infestations.
The majority of clients that call into Canada-Bedbugs.com do not know how or where they picked up bedbugs.
How can lawmakers ensure that tenants rights are protected? How can landlords ensure that new tenants are not knowingly bringing bedbugs into their [...]
Below is a great video about Tim McCoy, who runs the Dodson Urban Pest Management Lab at Virginia Tech. He believes that bedbugs are an epidemic that will get worse before it gets better. McCoy’s lab is at the forefront of research on pesticide resistance and finding new control methods for bedbugs, like Diatomaceous earth.
The spreading bed bug issue brings to light a long-overdue debate about pest management practices and the overuse of pesticides. [...]