Who is CPBM?

Cosmetic Pesticide Ban Manitoba (CPBM) is a coalition that brings together a number of individuals, health groups and environmental organizations in Manitoba. The coalition was established in 2013 to press for provincial legislation restricting the sale and use of cosmetic pesticides.

Manitoba Groups in Support

UPDATED – Manitoba supporters of restrictions on non-essential uses of pesticides include the following organizations. The groups endorsed a June 2022 letter to the Manitoba Minister of Environment, Climate and Parks and the Minister of Health urging that restrictions on cosmetic uses of pesticide remain in place.

  • Manitoba College of Family Physicians
  • Manitoba Public Health Association
  • Manitoba Lung Association
  • Manitoba Health Coalition
  • Manitoba Nurses for Health and the Environment
  • Learning Disabilities Association of Manitoba
  • Winnipeg Humane Society
  • Social Planning Council of Winnipeg
  • Butterfly Project of Dunottar and Area
  • Canadian Association of Physicians for the Environment, Manitoba Committee
  • Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society, Manitoba Chapter
  • Coalition to Save Lake Winnipeg
  • Corydon-Osborne Greenway Butterflyway
  • Corydon-Osborne Residents for a Healthy Community
  • Environmental Health Association of Manitoba
  • Fireweed Food Co-op
  • Green Action Centre
  • Kairos Christian Life Community
  • Manitoba Eco-Network
  • Manitoba Energy Justice Coalition
  • Mixedwood Forest Society
  • Organic Food Council of Manitoba
  • Outdoor Urban Recreational Spaces (OURS) Winnipeg
  • People for the Protection of the Willow Island Coastal Wetlands
  • South Osborne Residents Group
  • Sustainable South Osborne Community Co-op
  • Urban Ecology Winnipeg
  • Winnipeg Trails Association

National Groups in Support

The following national organizations have endorsed the above-noted letter urging that Manitoba’s restrictions on non-essential uses of pesticides should be maintained:

  • Canadian Environmental Law Association
  • David Suzuki Foundation
  • Ecojustice
  • Prevent Cancer Now