Infographic: B.C.’s bee-conomy


Have you heard the latest buzz about bee’s? It’s pretty sweet.

B.C. bees help to generate almost $500 million of activity in our local economy every year, according to a new report by Vancity.

The report found that B.C.’s bees are thriving with one of the highest annual colony survival rates in North America. It also found the B.C. bee industry could grow by at least $50 million within the next five years.

You’re probably busy as a bee and may not have time to comb through the whole report, so we’ve hived off some of the key points in the infographic below.

(Apologies for all the bee puns—they’re just too hard to resist).

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