Special Report: Trophy Hunt

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Ninety percent of B.C. opposes it. The government permits it. Caught in the deadly trap between public opinion and policy are BC's bears. Our award-winning team looks at the personalities and policies behind BC's controversial trophy hunt.

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Proposed law aims to ‘kill’ trophy hunting in BC: Green Party MLA

Trophy hunters who leave their grizzly bear kill to rot would no longer be on the right side of the law if a new bill proposed by the Green Party is approved by the B.C. legislature. B.C. MLA Andrew...
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NDP and Liberals off-target on grizzly trophy hunt, conservationist says

A fierce political squabble this week in the British Columbia legislature over who gets to shoot bears — locals or foreigners — has entirely missed the target about the need to protect at-risk...

Grizzly trophy hunt depends on support from provincial government insiders

Despite "overwhelming" evidence that grizzly hunting is unsustainable, political influence keeps it going

Lack of rigorous science to support B.C.'s grizzly bear trophy hunt

While the global trend for brown bears moves towards extinction, the Liberal government maintains the fate of B.C.’s grizzly bears will be different.
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Hunters say they love what they kill

Ninety percent of BC. opposes it. The government permits it. Caught in the deadly trap between public opinion and policy are BC's bears.

Trophy hunters decimate bears in B.C. valley under "abysmal" policy

“We had a great relationship with all the bears and then someone came in and killed them all," says the owner of a lodge outside Vancouver.
Photo of grizzly bear by Sophie Wright

Grizzly bear population at risk as B.C. Liberal government aligns with trophy hunters

Dressed in a black cowboy hat, B.C. Premier Christy Clark beams at the camera as she accepts the President's Award from the Guide Outfitters Association of B.C. The year is 2012, and the outfitters...
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VIRAL: Graphic footage of grizzly hunt infuriates thousands

As the fall hunting season for B.C. grizzly bears begins, conservationists aren't happy with the provincial government.