Grizzly bears

Timeline: how grizzly hunting became a major election issue in B.C.

April 1 marked the beginning of the grizzly hunting season in B.C. and with provincial elections set to be held on May 9 a growing number of organizations and interest groups have weighed in as the...

Governments must do more to protect B.C. grizzlies, ban trophy hunt: report

A loss of habitat, decline in food sources and an annual, government-sanctioned trophy hunt is threatening the long-term survival of British Columbia's grizzly bear population, says a new report. The...

BC NDP announces policy to ban trophy hunting of grizzlies

As part of its 2017 election platform, the New Democratic Party of British Columbia has pledged to ban all trophy hunting of grizzly bears in the province. Humane Society International/Canada is...

Too many grizzly bears seeking berries dying in British Columbia: study

A study suggests hungry grizzly bears drawn to bountiful berry crops in southeastern British Columbia are dying in disturbing numbers. The fruit the grizzlies want to eat is in the same Elk Valley...

Traps set for unwanted guest grizzlies off northeastern Vancouver Island

Grizzly bears have never been seen on Cormorant Island, off the northeast coast of Vancouver Island, so when two showed up in the area, residents were intrigued but firm — the duo must go. "It's very...

Scottish climber lives to tell tale of attack by grizzly in the Rockies

Greg Boswell says he's "OK, just a little shook up and sore," after attack near Banff.

B.C. protesters want apology from NHL defenceman after bear killed

Dozen members of Bears Matter gathered outside provincial court in Vancouver ahead of Clayton Stoner's appearance.

Here's a letter from my MLA defending the cruel practice of trophy hunting in B.C.

Here's a letter from my MLA defending the cruel practice of trophy hunting in B.C.

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.