Alberta bees are soaring.

Keeping Alberta’s honey bees healthy and productive, and our honey pure and natural, is the work of many hands. Keep up-to-date on all the latest information and updates that impact the Alberta beekeeping and honey industry via the ABC blog:

Year of the Beekeeper: Beelicious Inc.

Owners: Connie and Andrew McNeil Location: Bezanson, Alberta Social info: Facebook Website Question:      How did you get involved in this sweet industry – what’s your story? Answer: The summer of 1985, I worked for Peter Beerman south of Calgary and got “bitten by the bug.” I always remembered that job as a cool way...

Bee import delays puts honey, canola and blueberries at risk

For immediate release EDMONTON, April 6, 2021 – With the spring farming season close at hand, an irreplaceable agricultural resource is in dangerously low supply. COVID-related shipping and inspection delays have left Alberta beekeepers far short of the numbers of honeybees they’ll need for 2021. The Alberta Beekeepers Commission (ABC) is calling for urgent action....

Alberta Bee News Magazine – April 2021

We’re pleased to share the April 2021 edition of Alberta Bee News Magazine! Read the April 2021 edition of Alberta Bee News Magazine online now by clicking HERE. TO DOWNLOAD, PLEASE CLICK THE DOWNLOAD ICON AT THE TOP LEFT. 

Why Alberta beekeepers need foreign AND local workers

Why Alberta beekeepers need foreign AND local workers By Kieran Brett, for Alberta Beekeepers Commission There’s a lot of talk about reserving agricultural jobs for Canadians, rather than inviting foreign workers in. In this special report from Alberta Beekeepers Commission, we check in on two Alberta honey operations and their local and foreign staff, to...