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B.C. bears

NHL defenceman accused of illegal bear hunt in B.C. plans to plead guilty: Crown

Clayton Stoner of the Anaheim Ducks faces five charges for a hunt in 2013, but his case was adjourned Friday.

Bear safety tips for B.C. hikers and campers

In the wake of two serious bear attacks in B.C., you might be wondering whether you'll happen across one of these burly beasts on your first foray into the back country this season.