public policy

Will bed bugs be Torontoist’s “Supervillain of 2009”?

December 17, 2009

Torontoist is running its Heroes and Villains contest for 2009; readers can vote for the Superhero and Supervillain of 2009. Bed bugs are in the Villains contest; Torontoist writes: This was the year bed bugs finally achieved genuine epidemic status in Toronto. In November, a report funded by the city and the Ontario Ministry of […]

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Lewiston Housing Authority: catch a bed bug and then we’ll help you

December 16, 2009

The Sun Journal reports that tenant Misti Oliviera had bed bugs, but the Lewiston, Maine Housing Authority would not help her until she showed them a bed bug body (dead or alive): “I was told there is nothing they can do until I physically catch one,” she said. “I can’t catch one. I’ve been looking […]

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Toronto and Cincinnati/Hamilton County bed bug updates

October 15, 2008

Renee of New York vs. Bed Bugs is bringing the updates on the Toronto Bed Bug Action Committee Toronto Bed Bug Project here and here, and a rundown on what’s up with the Cincinnati / Hamilton County Joint Bed Bug Task Force Strategic Plan here. Definitely check out those posts, and the links Renee provides.

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