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. Ontario beekeepers respond to Grain Farmers' Pollinator Health Blueprint
  2. 97 per cent support Ontario's plan to restrict bee-killing pesticides
  3. Beekeepers get the facts straight on honey bees
  4. Poll shows strong support for government action on pesticides
  5. Ontario beekeepers question strategy to reduce application rate of neonicotinoid pesticides.
  6. Beekeepers support Ontario's commitment to reduce neonicotinoid pesticide use by 80%
  7. Bee killing pesticide yields no benefit to soy farmers
  8. Environmental commissioner calls neonicotinoids 'worse than DDT'
  9. Beekeepers applaud Premier Wynne's commitment to bees.
  10. The OBA responds to Grain Farmers of Ontario Press Release
  11. Ontario suffers Canada's worst winter bee losses
  12. Ontario becomes first province to act on neonicotinoids
  13. Ontario beekeepers do not endorse Bee Health Working Group report
  14. Open Letter to Premier Wynne: We need real action to protect bees now!
  15. Ontario beekeepers call for the suspension of neonicotinoid pesticides
  16. Federation des apiculteurs du Quebec/OBA alliance
  17. Ontario beekeepers support working group on bee health
  18. Canadians support ban on pesticides responsible for bee kills: Sierra Club
  19. Farmers need all the facts about neonicotinoid pesticides and bees
  20. An Open Letter to Farmers from OBA President Dan Davidson [PDF]