January 2015



Click here to visit the new CPMA Member's Only Portal



Register Today for Pest Management Canada 2015


The Canadian Pest Management Association (CPMA) and the Pest Management Association of Alberta (PMAA), in conjunction with the National Pest Management Association (NPMA), are proud to present Pest Management Canada 2015!  


Join us on March 19-21 at the Westin Calgary for three days of networking, education, exhibits, and your opportunity to meet with fellow pest management professionals from across the country.




2015 CPMA Membership Dues Renewal    

2015 Membership Dues Renewal is now available online. Log into the CPMA Member's Only portal to renew your 2015 CPMA Membership today.

Questions? Contact us at 866-630-2762 or [email protected].


Getting the Best of Pests Webinar Series  


The University of Georgia (UGA) College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences and the DI Group at Georgia College have developed an easy-to-access, interactive training program that allows pest management professionals to earn continuing education training credits from the comfort of their homes or offices, significantly reducing travel time and costs. All your computer needs are speakers, a microphone (recommend but not required) and the ability to access the internet; no special software is needed. The cost of attending a 2 hour webinar session is $30 per person and payable through the DI Group registration site.


For more information, click here.


PWIPM Now Accepting Nominations for the Professional Empowerment Grant 


PWIPM is now accepting nominations for their annual Professional Empowerment Grant. This grant will be awarded to one female who is interested in advancing or securing a career in pest management. This grant may be used by the recipient to defer costs related to advancing their career or education in the pest management industry. The grant will be a minimum of $1000. It also includes $500 towards travel expenses to attend the National Pest Management Association's PestWorld in Nashville, TN in October 2015. Click here for more details and requirements.


Mice Move into Montreal Homes This Winter

CBC News, January 26, 2015 (Montreal)

Several reports show that there are a lot more mice in Montreal homes this winter, and some pest control companies say it is their busiest time of the year. Read more... 


Thousands of Bed Bugs Feast on Woman for Five Years
Fox News, January 9, 2015 (Vancouver) 

A Canadian biologist sacrificed her skin and comfort for five years, inviting bedbugs to feed on her day after day; all in the name of science and discovery. Read more...