Neonicotinoid Bee Poisonings

OBA's position statement on neonicotinoid pesticides.

Science and other neonicotinoid information:

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ's) 

OBA's short video showing the effects of neonicotinoids on one of Ontario's leading beekeeping families 

 Act Now: Your Political Action Kit


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Press Releases


  1. Bee killing pesticide yields no benefit to soy farmers

  2. Environmental commissioner calls neonicotinoids 'worse than DDT'

  3. Beekeepers applaud Premier Wynne's commitment to bees.

  4. The OBA responds to Grain Farmers of Ontario Press Release

  5. Ontario suffers Canada's worst winter bee losses

  6. Ontario becomes first province to act on neonicotinoids

  7. Ontario beekeepers do not endorse Bee Health Working Group report

  8. Open Letter to Premier Wynne: We need real action to protect bees now!

  9. Ontario beekeepers call for the suspension of neonicotinoid pesticides

  10. Federation des apiculteurs du Quebec/OBA alliance

  11. Ontario beekeepers support working group on bee health

  12. Canadians support ban on pesticides responsible for bee kills: Sierra Club

  13. Farmers need all the facts about neonicotinoid pesticides and bees

  14. An Open Letter to Farmers from OBA President Dan Davidson [PDF]