Public notice

2022 Aerial Spray Public Notice of Pesticide Use

The City of Mississauga intends to conduct an aerial (helicopter) spray to control high population levels of LDD (Lymantria dispar dispar) predicted to have severe defoliation impacts on the urban tree canopy.

The following locations within the City of Mississauga are to be sprayed using the pesticide Foray 48B Biological Insecticide Aqueous Suspension, containing the active ingredient Bacillus thuringiensis subsp. kurstaki strain ABTS-351, (PCP#24977) under the Pest Control Products Act (Canada). Spray areas include public and private property, residential neighbourhoods, woodlands and parks.

For more information on Mississauga’s aerial spray program, please visit our website at, email, or call 311 (905-615-4311 if outside City limits). Collect calls will be accepted from individuals calling long distance.