We all have a jar of honey in our pantries. We stir it into hot cups of tea, spread it on toast or take a spoonful of it when we’re feeling ill. But have you thought about spreading it on your face or using it as a hair treatment?


Article by Allison Dunfield, Special Advertising Feature for Global News

Petition to Ginette Petitpas Taylor, Minister of Health Canada re: national ban on the use of all forms of neonicotinoid pesticides in agriculture, horticulture, turf production and golf courses.


Article source: Ban With a Plan.org / Petition Letter

Three-year project catalogued local flora that sent bees abuzz. Bee a Citizen Scientist, a local project focused on studying local pollinators, wrapped up last month following three years of work.


Article by Todd Sullivan courtesy of Kamloops This Week

Analyzing the honey of urban bees can help scientists pinpoint pollutants. Honey from urban honey bees can help pinpoint the sources of environmental pollutants.


Article by Hina Alam courtesy of The Canadian Press

Rearing honey bees responsibly requires education and careful management to help stop the spread of disease.


Article by Matt Robinson courtesy of Vancouver Sun

UBC scientists have teamed up with honeybees to map pollution across Metro Vancouver.


Video courtesy of Global News: Edmonton

Université de Montréal researchers believe the Varroa destructor mite could be a factor in the decline of honey bee populations.


Article by Michelle Lalonde courtesy of Montreal Gazette