For Media

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For advocacy related issues:

Julie White, OBA Board Member
phone: 647 988 5942

For general OBA or honey promotion issues:

Lorna Irwin, General Manager
telephone: 905 636 0661
fax: 905 636 0662


  1. Beekeepers get the facts straight on honey bees
  2. Poll shows strong support for government action on pesticides
  3. Ontario beekeepers question strategy to reduce application rate of neonicotinoid pesticides.
  4. Beekeepers support Ontario's commitment to reduce neonicotinoid pesticide use by 80%
  5. Bee killing pesticide yields no benefit to soy farmers
  6. Environmental commissioner calls neonicotinoids 'worse than DDT'
  7. Beekeepers applaud Premier Wynne's commitment to bees.
  8. The OBA responds to Grain Farmers of Ontario Press Release
  9. Ontario suffers Canada's worst winter bee losses
  10. Ontario becomes first province to act on neonicotinoids
  11. Ontario beekeepers do not endorse Bee Health Working Group report
  12. Open Letter to Premier Wynne: We need real action to protect bees now!
  13. Ontario beekeepers call for the suspension of neonicotinoid pesticides
  14. Federation des apiculteurs du Quebec/OBA alliance
  15. Ontario beekeepers support working group on bee health
  16. Canadians support ban on pesticides responsible for bee kills: Sierra Club
  17. Farmers need all the facts about neonicotinoid pesticides and bees
  18. An Open Letter to Farmers from OBA President Dan Davidson [PDF]