News & Updates

OBA Media Release: Ontario beekeepers react cautiously to report of reduced losses this winter

Save the Date for 2017

2017 North American Beekeeping Conference & Tradeshow

January 10-14, 2017

OBA presents to House of Common's Standing Committee on Agriculture and Agri-Food

Thanks to Andre Flys, who took time away from his brand new baby to make this presentation. Good work, Andre.


Provincial apiarist reports three new SHB positive locations in Ontario

May 24, 2016

Provincial apiarist, Paul Kozak, report that there are three new SHB positive locations in Ontario.

Ontario bee kills continue: OBA media release


Ontario Bee Kills Continue

2015 Provincial Apiarist report now available

IMPORTANT: How to identify and report suspected bee poisoning


PMRA: 519-826-2895 

More bad news for honeybees: US beekeepers lost nearly half their colonies in the past year

Neonic-treated seed lawsuit moves ahead in US federal court

Defra stands up for bees: No to NFU's neonic application

Nation's (US) beekeepers lost 44% of bees in 2015/16

Beekeepers across the United States lost 44 percent of their honey bee colonies during the year spanning April 2015 to April 2016, according to the

New Research: Neonicotinoids and the prevalence of parasites and diseases in bees

Read article (starts on page 2 of PDF)

Graduate Student Opportunities at Raine Pollinator Lab - Universtity of Guelph, Canada

Are you interested in the behaviour, ecology and conservation of pollinators and looking to take on the challenge of an MSc or PhD?

Hives stolen in Victoriaville, Quebec

Quebec beekeeper Jean-Marc Labonte noticed on Wednesday that 180 hives were stolen from a field near Victoriaville, Que., about 150 kilometres no

Position available: Professor of Beekeeping, Niagara College

Applications are invited for a full-time Professor, Agribusiness - Commercial Beekeeping, at the Niagara-on-the-Lake Campus of Niagara College.