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CHC Teachers Kit for Grades 1 to 3
Alberta Green Certificate Training Resources for Beekeeper Technician Training
Alberta Green Certificate Beekeeper Training Manual

Take a Beekeeping Course

British Columbia
Introductory Beekeeping Course - annual 6 x 3 hour classroom and an apiary visit, total 22 hours instruction at various colleges. Contact BCMAL.
Introduction to Beekeeping-Royal Roads University Continuing Studies
Honey Bee Centre offers short courses in beekeeping
Honeyland offers short course for beekeepers
  Beekeeping in the warm land -Vancouver Island University, Centre for Continuing Studies
 (NEW) The Bee School at Blessed Bee Farm View course offerings
 (NEW) The Environmental Youth Alliance Contact Hartley Rosen to Register at hartley@eya.ca
Backyard bees - Apiaries Bees and Community urban beekeeping course

   Sustainable Urban Beekeeping Certificate Program, Langara College Continuing Studies.

      Kwantlen Polytechnic University (KPU) proudly introduces its Commercial Beekeeping Program. KPU is the only accredited university in North America that offers training focused on commercial apiculture and beekeeping agri-business. This 11-month full time program includes 12 weeks of basic beekeeping, 12 weeks of advanced beekeeping and business training, and a 5 month paid practicum with an experienced commercial beekeeper within Western Canada.

For more information and for the online application please visit www.kpu.ca/cps/commercial-beekeeping

Beekeeping for the Hobbyist - University of Manitoba and MAFRI includes 7 lectures (17.5 hours), one apiary visit and one visit to a honey packing plant.

Introductory Apiculture course, Office of Open Learning, University of Guelph.
Ontario Beekeepers Association Tech Transfer program - 3 one day introductory courses.

International links

1.) Tips for Growing an Organic Vegetable Garden  http://www.bhg.com/gardening/vegetable/vegetables/tips-for-growing-an-organic-vegetable-garden/

2.) Guide to Bee Keeping - storing and selling honey http://www.arenaflowers.com/features/bee-keeping/

Apiary Acts and Regulations

British Columbia Bee Act,
Quebec Animal Health Protection Act French
Regulations English
Alberta Apiary Act,
New Brunswick Apiary Inspection Act:  http://laws.gnb.ca/en/showpdf/cs/2011-c.111.pdf

 Regulation: http://laws.gnb.ca/en/showpdf/cr/97-98.pdf

Saskatchewan Apiary Act,
Nova Scotia Bee Industry Act,
Manitoba Bee Act,
Prince Edward Island Animal Health
Act & Regulations
Ontario Bees Act,
Newfoundland and Labrador Bee Act
and Regulations