December 2015




Save the Date for Pest Management Canada 2016
Pest Management Canada 2016 will be held April 13-15, 2016 at the Halifax Marriott Harbourfront. 

This year's conference will include:
  • A variety of educational tools needed to grow your business including technical training, management topics and keynote sessions with industry experts
  • Networking with hundreds of pest professionals who attend the event annually
  • An exhibit hall featuring the latest industry technologies.

To make your hotel reservations, call 800-943-6760 to receive the discounted rate of $166. Registration information for attendees and exhibitors coming soon. 

For more event details visit www.pestworldcanada.net.


Special NEBS Discount for Canadian Members

As part of your membership benefits, CPMA members can now take advantage of a special discount of 15% off of all NEBS business products. For more than 30 years, NEBS has helped Canadian companies with all of their business needs. 

NEBS products include:
  • Cheques and forms that help you manage your day-to-day business
  • Promotional products and print marketing to help get you noticed
  • Personalized, quality apparel to outfit your team
  • And much more!

To order, call 1.800.461.7572 or shop online at nebs.ca. Save 15% on all new orders by using your Member Code 47766.


PMRA Makes Registration Decision for Flupyradifurone 

Health Canada's Pest Management Regulatory Agency (PMRA) is granting full registration for the sale and use of Flupyradifurone TC and the end-use products BYI 02960 480 FS and Sivanto Prime Insecticide (previously known as Sivanto 200 SL) containing the technical grade active ingredient flupyradifurone to control various insect pests.

An evaluation of available scientific information found that, under the approved conditions of use, the products have value and do not present an unacceptable risk to human health or the environment.

For more details on the information presented in this Registration Decision, please refer to Health Canada's website which includes an explanation of considerations for making the decision and a detailed description of Flupyradifurone.


Have You Logged Into the New NPMA Website?

The NPMA website,  www.npmapestworld.org, has gotten a facelift and is more user friendly than ever! Here are the top five things you can do as of today...we'll be adding a lot more features over the next few months!
  1. You can update your own member profile
  2. You can tell us what you want to hear about
  3. You can print your membership certificate (but only if you are the primary contact for your company)
  4. You can add new staff to your membership listing (but only if you are the primary contact for your company)
  5. You can update your company information (but only if you are the primary contact for your company)

You should have received an email in the last few weeks which included your login information, if you have any questions or need assistance, please contact NPMA at 800.678.6722 or  [email protected]


Member Benefit Highlight

As a benefit of membership, NPMA members have access to the OSHA Toolbox, a comprehensive website including resources for OSHA inspection, posting requirements, state plans, respiratory protection and injury and illness reporting. 

To log on, visit
www.qualityprotools.org and enter "osha" as both the username and password. 


Wildlife Expo

This winter NPMA will pull together professionals for a series of meetings to keep you current on the latest in the industry.  
Professionals who are involved in wildlife management or are considering offering this valuable add-on service  will want to join the National Pest Management Association (NPMA) and the National Wildlife Control Operators Association (NWCOA) for the Wildlife Expo 2016 from January 15-17, Las Vegas, NV. The educational program will provide both technical and business-related information. Hotel information for Wildlife Expo 2016 is available here


We Want to Hear from You

We are always looking for fun and interesting articles to include and would love to hear your suggestions for articles for this newsletter.  If you've seen an article you would like for us to include, please submit it via email to Dominique Stumpf at [email protected].