By The Canadian Press - Friday, December 21, 2012 - 0 Comments
ST. JOHN’S, N.L. – The provincial court in St. John’s is dealing with a…
ST. JOHN’S, N.L. – The provincial court in St. John’s is dealing with a bedbug problem.
A single bedbug was first detected near the holding cells at the court building in the capital city of Newfoundland and Labrador in the fall.
A dog trained to detect bedbugs was then brought in for a thorough search and more of the creatures were found.
In a news release, Chief Judge Mark Pike says officials have met with a local pest control company to discuss a plan to eradicate bedbugs at Atlantic Place, where the provincial courts are located. Continue…
By macleans.ca - Tuesday, August 31, 2010 at 11:38 AM - 0 Comments
Possible bedbugs in theatre investigated ahead of TIFF
Not even the glitzy Toronto International Film Festival is safe from the bedbug infestation that is sweeping Canada. A moviegoer recently tweeted that she thinks she got bedbug bites at a downtown Toronto movie theatre, where thousands of film fest patrons will screen movies from Sept. 9-19. Shortly after the Tweet, TIFF co-director Cameron Bailey wrote on his
Twitter account that the staff at the venue in question, the Scotiabank Theatre, is going to investigate and stamp out the problem. “Before bedbugs becomes today’s meme: we’re on it, we’re talking to Cineplex & are planning for an itch-free (festival),” wrote Bailey.