multi-unit buildings

Bed bugs in Toronto public housing: the city does not have it together

April 13, 2010

When it comes to bed bugs, many folks have the idea that Toronto has its act together. Why?  Because it has a task force (the Toronto Bed Bug Project), initiatives like Bug and Scrub, a Public Health hotline (Toronto Health Connection 416-338-7600) where residents can call and report bed bugs so that a Public Health […]

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Ottawa man refuses bed bug treatment eight times, finally evicted

March 7, 2010

Christopher Francoeur was evicted from 415 MacLaren St. in Ottawa, after refusing to have his apartment in the infested 249-unit building treated for bed bugs. The Ottawa Citizen reports that According to a Landlord and Tenant Board ruling, the resident, Christopher Francoeur, refused to let anyone in to spray. Francoeur claims he simply got home […]

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New Guidelines for Prevention and Management of Bed Bugs in Shelters and Group Living Facilities

September 10, 2008

Today, I am pleased to point you towards the new Guidelines for Prevention and Management of Bed Bugs in Shelters and Group Living Facilities, which was produced by J.L. Gangloff-Kaufmann and C. Pichler of the New York State IPM Program at Cornell University. It is an excellent guide which you can download in four PDFs […]

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