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