Meet The Team: Saskatoon Branch

Poulin's in Saskatoon

Saskatoon, Saskatchewan is not the largest city in Canada, in fact it’s not even in the top 10! With a population of 273,000 toon town ranks at number 19. Though it may be far down the list for Canadian population sizes, Saskatoon is actually the largest city in Saskatchewan and continues to grow every year. … Read moreMeet The Team: Saskatoon Branch

Meet The Team: David Lane

Lincoln Poulin and David Lane

One of our greatest successes as a company is that we have many long-term staff members on our team. Our Brandon Branch Manager, David Lane, has been with Poulin’s Pest Control for over 20 years! What keeps him coming back every day after 20 long years? He says the best thing about working for Poulin’s … Read moreMeet The Team: David Lane

Alberta’s Rat Free Status Still Strong

Poulin team with huge rat pile - Alberta 1952

On January 22, 1955, the Winnipeg Free Press published an article called ‘The Man Who Killed 10 Million Rats’. The man in which the story referred to was none other than Napoleon Louis Poulin, the founder of Poulin’s Pest Control. “He earned that distinctive title in the early 1950’s when he led a small number … Read moreAlberta’s Rat Free Status Still Strong

Evolution of Poulin’s Pest Control

A St. Jean, Manitoba hotel keeper once refused to let his son have a dog. Like most boys, he found a way around the problem by keeping a small puppy hidden away in a grain shed. One morning when he went out for his usual visit, he found his tiny pet had been killed by … Read moreEvolution of Poulin’s Pest Control

Women In Pest Control

Siobhan and Karina

It is no surprise to learn that pest control is a male dominated field. Women and girls make up just over half of North America’s population, yet they occupy only 6% of the pest control industry. When thinking about women and pests the first picture that comes to mind is likely that of a lady … Read moreWomen In Pest Control

Remembering a Legend: RIP Don Poulin

Don Poulin

DON (SONNY) POULIN 1936 – 2018 With broken hearts we announce the peaceful passing of our beloved husband and father, Don Poulin, on January 21, 2018 at Riverview Health Centre. Don will be lovingly remembered by Carol, his wife of 37 years, and sons, Lincoln and Ashton. He will also be missed by Aunt Jeannine, … Read moreRemembering a Legend: RIP Don Poulin

Meet The Team: Maggie

Maggie Poulins

Maggie is our certified bed bug scent detection dog. She is a 6-year-old Jack Russell Terrier who works out of our Edmonton Branch. Maggie has been a part of the Poulin’s Pest Control team for about 4 years and was trained at J&K Canine Academy in Florida, USA. The use of scent dogs is an … Read moreMeet The Team: Maggie

Meet The Team: Richard Vilness

Lincoln and Ricky - 2017

Richard Vilness recently celebrated his five-year anniversary with Poulin’s Pest Control! Ricky works at our Saskatoon, Saskatchewan branch as a Heat Technician. Ricky started working with Poulin’s after a friend of his was taking part in a summer school program, he was most interested in the unique aspect of pest control and how the day-to-day … Read moreMeet The Team: Richard Vilness