There are 5 beekeeping supply outlets in greater Vancouver:
Homesteader's Emporium in Vancouver (649 E. Hastings) - Homesteader's Emporium
Honeyland Canada in Pit Meadows - Honeyland
Two Bees Apiary in North Vancouver - Two Bees
West Coast Bee Supplies (604-272-1921) in Richmond
Urban Bee Supplies in Delta - Urban Bee
*Crown Bees is a complete Mason and Leafcutter Bee Resource (U.S. and Canada) - Crown Bees
*Beediverse is a source for Mason bee cocoons and homes - Beediverse.
Honeyland has a store but it's best to phone before you go to see what supplies are in stock. Urban Bee Supplies has free delivery within a few days to the Vancouver Recycling Depot off Terminal Ave (other Vancouver suburbs as well). Homesteader's Emporium is now open at 649 E. Hastings in Vancouver and has supplies for both mason and honey bees.
Bees, Honey and Beekeeping Equipment For Sale:
Bob at West Coast Bee Supplies (604-272-1921) in Richmond has 4 frame local nucs available for $170 and local queens from the island ($35).
4 frame Italian nucs (Nanaimo) $165 Prolific, inspected, Italian honey bees. Nice tempered, easy to work with. Total of 4 Nucs available.
5 to 6 frame nucs (Kamloops) $150 Comes loaded with bees. Bring your equipment, and we will transport the nuc into your equipment. We also have two super dadant story hives for sale, 5-6 frames of brood and loaded with bees, for $300. Call Melissa 250 318 4241
80 Bee Nucs - (North Surrey) $250 which I believe includes bottom board, deep super, frames, inner cover and outer cover (English speaking difficulties - might be Russian)
Top Bar beehives - $70 (East Vancouver) - They are red cedar, 3' long, made to these designs:
20 Hive Beekeeping Operation - (Victoria) Equipment only. Includes hives (deeps and dadants), extracting equipment, pollen traps, honey containers, and much more. All bee equipment has been treated and sterilized through Iotron and inspected by the Vancouver Island Bee Inspector.
*If you have bees or beekeeping equipment to sell let us know. We'll post it.