News & Updates

OBA responds to potential changes to access to antibiotics

Recently, Health Canada proposed amendments to the Food and Drug Regulations to address the issue of antimicrobial resistance in the context of vet

2016 Winter Wrap Program

The Wellington County Beekeepers Association is once again selling winter wraps for the fall of 2016. 

OBA responds to CHC criticism

The following letter was sent to the board of the Canadian Honey Council on Friday following an unexpected and disappointing public statement from

Niagara College's new commercial beekeeping program driven by growing demand for beekeepers

New research: Neonicotinoid-contaminated pollinator strips adjacent to cropland reduce honey bee nutritional status

New research: Effects of wintering environment and parasite-pathogen interactions on honey bee colony loss in north temperate regions.

Mixtures of multiple pesticides in products not evaluated for increased toxicity

Bee flower choices are altered by exposure to pesticides: U of Guelph

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


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