Category: General Posts

Utility Commission Office Closure

The Lac des Iles Utility Commission office will be closed June 27 to July 17, 2022. The RM office will not be able to answer any questions regarding the Utility Commission. Please leave a phone message or email if you need any help regarding your water billing or account and Heather will reply when she returns. Payments made by cheque may be left at the RM office. Sorry for any inconvenience.

Strychnine Sales

The Pest Management Regulator Agency (PMRA) has deregistered Strychnine. Based on the date of the deregistration, the last date of sale of Strychnine is March 4, 2022. Sale of Strychnine after this date is prohibited by federal statute.

As well, the date of last use of Strychnine is March 4, 2023. Any remaining stocks of Strychnine should be used before that date; after this date, unused Strychnine will require disposal in an environmentally safe manner. For additional information on farm chemical disposal, please contact the Ag Knowledge Centre at 1-866-457-2377.

Further information about the PMRA decision on the use of Strychnine for Richardson’s Ground Squirrels is available on the Government of Canada website.