Reg Ayre

Toronto Public Health now has a Bed Bug Action Committee. Action, people.

March 12, 2008

Joe Fiorito has another bed bug story in the Toronto Star today. He starts by describing pictures a public health official shows him from infestations he has encountered: Reg Ayre tapped his computer keyboard and up popped a photo of a polka dot pillow on a lonesome bed; not polka dots. “Those specks are blood,” […]

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Reg Ayre of Toronto Public Health: bed bugs a “health concern,” not a “health hazard”

January 15, 2008

In some cities, the housing department inspects for bed bugs. In others, it’s public health. Toronto Public Health apparently has jurisdiction over inspections for bed bugs in the city. Joe Fiorito of Toronto’s The Star spoke with Reg Ayre of Toronto Public Health about why that body can’t legally class bed bugs as a health […]

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