A pitch to control the mosquitos and black flies was heard at city council. Monday’s meeting had representatives from G-D-G Environment proposed their business. Gregory Roy from G-D-G says they use an environmentally friendly spray to control, not eradicate.

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Roy goes on to say the spray reduces bugs by 80%. He also says it is safe for other animals, and will only affect the targeted bugs.

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The toxin B-t-i kills larvae before they hatch. It has been used in Quebec since the 80’s.

Council proposed the company come back to give a detailed report on cost and environmental impacts.

Photo: Gregory Roy presents to city council