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A lawsuit isn’t the best way to deal with issues such as the neonic controversy, says Kevin Nixon, an Innisfail beekeeper and vice-chair of the Canadian Honey Council.

Alberta beekeepers oppose Ontario neonic lawsuit

Beekeepers here are speaking out against lawsuit, saying it’s better to work with chemical companies

Alberta beekeepers are taking a stand and speaking out against a lawsuit filed by their Ontario counterparts against the makers of the controversial neonic pesticide. “We’re not being impacted by neonics. If we are, it’s very subtly,” said Grant Hicks, president of the Alberta Beekeepers Commission. “We’re not seeing any damage to our hives.” While […] Read more