Memo – Temporary Foreign Workers

Dear Members, Let me begin by saying that I hope all of you are doing well and staying safe. This has no doubt been a very trying time for everyone with many changes and uncertainties as we are preparing to move into one of the most critical times of our season. Please understand that the

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2020 Research Assistant Position

Are you looking to be part of an organization committed to Honey Bee Health?  Are you interested in research and want to contribute to a project that impacts colony health?  This may be the position for you!! 2020 Research Assistant Job Posting 2020    

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Canadian Best Management Practices for Honey Bee Health

The report entitled Canadian Best Management Practices for Honey Bee Health was commissioned for discussion purposes by Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada (AAFC) on behalf of the Bee Health Roundtable, an industry-government forum. It was produced by: Les Eccles, Melanie Kempers, Raquel Mijares Gonzalez, Daniel Thurston & Dan Borges. And it’s available here: CLICK ON THIS LINK.

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Saskatchewan Craft Council – Bee exhibit “Continuous”

Love bees? Well then, you have between October 7 through November 19 to check out an exhibit at Saskatchewan Craft Council that will take you on a walk through the hive! An excerpt from the News Release: “Created by multi-media artist Monique Martin – Continuous must be experienced. Your eyes are grabbed by the floor-to-ceiling

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Standing Committee recommendations for TFW Program

The review of the Temporary Foreign Worker Program has been completed by the Standing Committee and was submitted to Parliament this week.  There are very few changes that directly impact the Ag-stream sector of the TFWP process.  The recommendations that seem will most impact beekeepers are highlighted below: No direct changes to SAWP; Removal of

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