Honeybees at the COC


The Canadian Opera Company is delighted to be part of the ever-growing support of honeybees, Currently we host seven hives onthe roof of our opera house, the Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts. Follow the honeybees' progress on Parlando, with visits and posts from beekeeper Fred Davis!

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Geoff Fitzgerald, Bee Photographer

Photographer Geoff Fitzgerald is chronicling the work of urban beekeepers, as they try to understand the issues behind CCD (Colony Collapse Disorder). In this article in today's Metro, beekeeper Fred Davis is photographed on the roof of the Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts!

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Keeping Cool with a Little Help from Their Friends

This has been a very hot summer, and - as you'll have read in the previous post - the honeybees have their own ways to keep themselves and their hives cool.


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Hot Times in the Hives

Beekeeper Fred Davis updates us on the honeybees that live on the roof the Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts:

We are just about at the mid point of the nectar-gathering period for this year. The bees are playing catch up for the late and wet spring and most hives are very active. Of the seven hives there are three that are


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