The personal information of individuals who own or possess bees but are not carrying out a business activity involving honey production for sale, pollination services, producing honey bees for sale, honey bee research in a professional capacity or other business activities with bees, is being collected as it is necessary for the proper administration of section 1.(1) of R.R.O. 1990, Regulation 57: General under the Bees Act R.S.O. 1990, c. B.6. This personal information is collected by the Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs for the purpose of administering and enforcing the Bees Act, including maintaining a registry of beekeepers in Ontario and contacting beekeepers. Questions about the collection should be directed to the Agricultural Information Contact Centre, 1 Stone Road West, Guelph ON N1G 4Y2 at 1-877-424-1300.