Abbotsford ninth ‘rattiest’ city in B.C.

Abbotsford ninth ‘rattiest’ city in B.C.

Vancouver and Victoria top list for treatments by major pest control company

Abbotsford is the ninth “rattiest” city in B.C., according to a major pest control company.

But given the municipality’s size, that might not actually be so bad.

Orkin Canada released a list Tuesday of the 20 B.C. municipalities where it performed the most rodent treatments last year.

Vancouver saw the most rodent treatments completed, followed by Victoria, where a sledder collided with a rat in February.

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Burnaby and Richmond are third and fourth.

Abbotsford, the fifth-most populated municipality in the province, came in behind Fraser Valley neighbours Surrey and Langley. Kelowna and Duncan were also rattier than Abbotsford, Orkin says.

Here’s the full list:

  1. Vancouver
  2. Victoria
  3. Burnaby
  4. Richmond
  5. Surrey
  6. Langley
  7. Kelowna
  8. Duncan
  9. Abbotsford
  10. Coquitlam
  11. Delta
  12. Nanaimo
  13. Sidney
  14. Kamloops
  15. New Westminster
  16. Port Alberni
  17. Maple Ridge
  18. Port Moody
  19. Port Coquitlam
  20. Terrace

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