An article about a Manitoba man who died after being attacked by a swarm made it to the CBC today.
The image attached to the article was not that of a wasp though, but rather, a hoverfly. These are dipteras, meaning "two wings", as all other true flies. Also the bulging eyes and very short antennae are very characteristic of all flies.
This particular hoverfly is mimicing a wasp's coloring, and hence the confusion. By being so close to a wasp in looks, it can avoid being eaten by many predators.
Here is a screenshot of the article, in case it gets corrected in the future.