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Honey bee on oregano blossom. Photo: Jeff Lee/Honeybeezen

Canada’s ban on honey bee imports is folly, says B.C.’s biggest beekeeper

My story in The Vancouver Sun about the spring-time import of honey bees from New Zealand has triggered debate about the long-standing ban by the Canadian Food Inspection Agency on imports from the United States. More than 20 years ago, in the face of a virulent Asian mite called varroa destructor, Canada closed the border to […]

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