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Invasive species

Invasive species can cause serious damage to agriculture, our environment, economy and public health.

i Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) (August 25, 2017). “Invasive Species.”   

ii Government of Canada (May 12, 2017). “How Alien Species Get Into Canada.”  

iii Government of Canada (May 12, 2017). “How Alien Species Get Into Canada.” 

iv Clear Seas (2020). “Invasive Species and Marine Shipping.”   

v Government of Canada (March 7, 2019). “Invasive Species.”  

vi Holeck, K.T. et al. (2004) “Bridging Troubled Waters: Biological Invasions, Transoceanic Shipping and the Laurentian Great Lakes.” BioScience 54: 919–929.   

vii Ricciardi, A. (2006). “Patterns of Invasion in the Laurentian Great Lakes in Relation to Changes in Vector Activity.” Diversity and Distributions 12: 425–433.   

viii Government of Canada (March 7, 2019). “Invasive Species.”  

ix Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) (June 30, 2020). “Plant Pests and Invasive Species.”  

x Canada Border Services Agency (October 21, 2020). “Protecting Canada from Invasive Species.” 

xi Fisheries and Oceans Canada (October 8, 2019). “Aquatic Invasive Species.” 

xii Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) (August 25, 2017). “Invasive Species.”  

xiii Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) (November 6, 2017). “Weed Seed: Tripleurospermum Indororum (Scentless Chamomile).  

xiv Government of Saskatchewan (no date). “Scentless Chamomile.”    

https://news.usask.ca/articles/research/2019/wild-pigs-invade-canadian-provincesan-emerging-crisis-for-agriculture-and-the-environment.php

xvi University of Saskatchewan (May 10, 2019). “Wild Pigs Invade Canadian Provinces – An Emerging Crisis for Agriculture and the Environment.”  

xvii Government of Canada (June 4, 2013). “Gypsy Moths.”   

xviii Government of Nova Scotia (Spring 1987). “The Gypsy Moth.”  

xix Fisheries and Oceans Canada (June 22, 2020). “Zebra Mussel.”  

  • biosecurity
  • environment
  • pests
  • transportation
  • weeds

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