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Ontario Beekeepers' Association News

OBA is seeking a new Technology-Transfer Program Lead

We are seeking a new Lead Specialist for OBA's world-class Technology-Transfer Program, as part of a planned transition.Position HighlightsEducationGraduate degree or Bachelor of Science, with coursework in apiculture, entomology, biology, and/or agriculture.ExperienceThree years or more of experience working with honey bees. Experience with project management, applied research in the field and experience in laboratory work.KnowledgeThorough knowledge of the business of beekeeping…
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December 16, 2019
Ontario Beekeepers' Association News

OBA Media Release: Ontario Doing Little to Protect Insect Pollinators

The OBA today issued a Media Release recommending that the Government of Ontario adopt 12 specific actions for the protection of insect pollinators and sustainability of Ontario’s beekeeping industry. These include reversing the trend of habitat and forage loss and continued tracking of all seed treatment chemical use so that better, science-based decisions can be made regarding pesticide use in…
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December 13, 2019
Ontario Beekeepers' Association News

OBA Responds to Bill 132, Better for People, Smarter for Business Act that Proposes Changes to Bees Act and Pesticide Regulations

The OBA is working on behalf of Ontario beekeepers, honey bees and wild pollinators in responding to proposed changes to the Bees Act and Pesticide Regulations, set out in Bill 132, Better for People, Smarter for Business Act.          OBA to Hon. Prabmeet Singh Sarkaria, MPP – Brampton South, Associate Minister of Small Business and Red Tape Reduction   …
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November 27, 2019