The whole bee situation is very worrying.
If you want to create a bee-friendly space in your yard, start at Evergreen Brick Works for some native flowering plants. They also have a great selection of plant lists for different areas of Canada. If you are in the Greater Toronto Area, they have dozens of lists for our area.
what you can do in your own space to help all native pollinators, visit the David Suzuki Foundation.
- Canada wrestles with bee-killing crop pesticides (cbc.ca)
- Canada not ready to ban pesticides believed responsible for honey bee deaths (vancouversun.com)
- Pesticides linked to bee deaths (lfpress.com)