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Education

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.
www.langara.bc.ca/bees

      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

 Manitoba
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.

Ontario
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,
 Regulations
Quebec Animal Health Protection Act French
Regulations English
Alberta Apiary Act,
Regulations
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,
Regulations
Nova Scotia Bee Industry Act,
Regulations
Manitoba Bee Act,
Regulations
Prince Edward Island Animal Health
Act & Regulations
Ontario Bees Act,
Regulations
Newfoundland and Labrador Bee Act
and Regulations