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'Canada's Top Bed Bug Cities' Have Been Revealed & Montreal Isn't Even Top 10

Ontario dominates the ranking by Orkin.
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'Canada's Top Beg Bud Cities' Have Been Revealed & Montreal Isn't Even Top 10

Orkin has released its list of 'Canada's Top Bed Bug Cities' and — maybe surprisingly — Montreal didn't even crack the top 10.

The Quebec metropolis lands at number 19 in the list, which ranks cities "by the number of bed bug treatments the company performed" in 2020.

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Toronto #1 Bed Bug City In Canada

So Montreal's low ranking could be explained by a less frequent use of Orkin compared to other pest control services in the city, but there's no way to know.

The number one spot of course went to Toronto.

It's followed in the ranking by Sudbury, Oshawa, Vancouver, Winnipeg, St. John's, Scarborough, Whitby, Edmonton and Ottawa. 

"Bed bugs are extremely efficient hitch hikers," Orkin warns.

"They can move easily across a room and climb onto luggage or anything left on a bed in just one night."

The company's advice for keeping the critters out of your home include not putting luggage on beds when travelling, using metal luggage racks and packing clothes in plastic bags.

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