Bc Bears

Rare Spirit Bear Hit By Car On B.C. Highway

CP | Posted 10.01.2015 | Canada British Columbia

A recessive gene gives some of the animals a white coat though they are not albino or related to the polar bear.

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Teen Stabs Bear With Kitchen Knife To Save Family Dog In B.C.

HuffingtonPost.com | Rhianna Schmunk | Posted 09.30.2015 | Canada British Columbia

"I just went right for the bear and stabbed him right between the shoulder blades," said the 15 year old.

Diving Grizzly Bear Could Be In Danger: Researcher

The Huffington Post B.C. | Rhianna Schmunk | Posted 09.23.2015 | Canada British Columbia

A B.C. diving bear's unusual hunting habit is certainly eye-catching, but one researcher warns that it might be a bad sign. The adult male grizzly ...

Blue-Headed Bear Spotted In B.C.

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 09.08.2015 | Canada British Columbia

Well, we never.

Conservation Officer Who Refused To Kill B.C. Bears Pushed Out Of Job

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 08.28.2015 | Canada British Columbia

The union is filing a grievance against the government's transfer.

Kick To Bear's Face Saves B.C. Man's Life

CBC | Lisa Johnson | Posted 07.18.2015 | Canada British Columbia

"I remember distinctly the bad breath on that bear, smelled like rotten fish. Dirty fur."

Grizzly Bear Injures Engineer On B.C. Central Coast

CBC | Posted 07.17.2015 | Canada British Columbia

B.C. conservation officers are now looking for the bear.

Public Rallies Behind Suspended B.C. Officer Who Saved Bears

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 07.08.2015 | Canada British Columbia

UPDATE - 1 p.m.: Officer Bryce Casavant has had his pay reinstated, but his suspension is ongoing, according to the B.C. Government And Service Employ...

B.C. Conservation Officer Suspended For Refusing To Kill Bear Cubs

CBC | Posted 07.08.2015 | Canada British Columbia

"In 30 years, this is the first time we've ever had an issue like this."

► Baby Bear Can't Get Enough Of B.C. Backyard Swing

The Huffington Post B.C. | Andree Lau | Posted 06.26.2015 | Canada British Columbia

Who can resist a good swing?

Startled Bear Broke B.C. Hiker's Arm In Self-Defence

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 06.17.2015 | Canada British Columbia

"It's more of a surprise — shock value probably for both."

Dead Bear In Shower Curtain Found Dumped In B.C. Alley

CP | Cam Fortems, Kamloops This Week, The Canadian Press | Posted 05.28.2015 | Canada British Columbia

"It was clearly a corpse and it was all wrapped up."

A Trophy Hunt By Any Other Name

Chris Genovali | Posted 05.30.2015 | Canada British Columbia
Chris Genovali

Not only would the bill do nothing to stop, or even reduce, the recreational killing of grizzlies, it would end up providing cover for grizzly killers who would like nothing more than to be able to mischaracterize their trophy hunting of bears as a food hunt.

Foreign Hunters In B.C. Should Be Forced To Take Bear Meat Home

Andrew Weaver | Posted 05.24.2015 | Canada British Columbia
Andrew Weaver

The B.C. Liberal government has actively supported trophy killing, going so far as to ensure that foreign hunters are given even more opportunities to kill grizzly bears. This bill is an opportunity to open the dialogue once more on how we can pressure this government to amend their position on trophy killing.

B.C. Hunters Protest New Trophy Laws

CP | Dirk Meissner, The Canadian Press | Posted 05.02.2015 | Canada British Columbia

VICTORIA - Camouflage-wearing hunters set up camp Monday at the British Columbia legislature in an attempt to shoot down big-game hunting quotas they ...

WATCH: Proof That Viral B.C. Bear Photo Was Very Real

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 11.18.2014 | Canada British Columbia

There can be no doubt now that a recent viral photo of a grizzly bear standing on its hind legs to check out an expensive camera is very much real. ...

B.C. Grizzly Bear Turns Into Wannabe Photographer

The Huffington Post B.C. | Hillary Nguyen-Don | Posted 11.04.2014 | Canada British Columbia

A B.C. photographer is hoping his incredible shot of a grizzly bear toying with his camera equipment goes beyond a fleeting viral trend. Jim La...

A Happy Thanksgiving Rescue For B.C. Orphan Bear Cubs

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 10.15.2014 | Canada British Columbia

It's a Thanksgiving miracle! Thanks to social media, a dedicated couple, a bunch of strangers, and probably some Thanksgiving cheer, two orphaned g...

Man Mauled By Bear, Shot In Rescue Attempt

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 12.12.2014 | Canada British Columbia

FERNIE, B.C. - A 56-year-old man is recovering in a Calgary hospital after getting mauled by a grizzly bear while hunting Sunday morning near the sout...

Announcing International Bear Day

Jeffrey Whiting | Posted 11.26.2014 | Canada British Columbia
Jeffrey Whiting

Bears are iconic symbols and charismatic ambassadors for B.C.'s wilderness.

Fat, 'Lazy' Bear Roaming B.C. City Just Wants To Chill

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 09.26.2014 | Canada British Columbia

Dudes, chill. That's what we imagine is going through the head of a large, lethargic black bear who has spent the last two days roaming residential...

Orphan Grizzly Saved From Starvation Helps B.C. Project

CP | Steven Chua, The Canadian Press | Posted 10.20.2014 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - An orphaned grizzly cub named Littlefoot has been released back into the wild in southeastern British Columbia, part of a pilot project ai...

'No One Could Invent' Missing Fruit Picker's Story

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 08.19.2014 | Canada British Columbia

A fruit picker who went missing for several days in B.C.'s Okanagan has been found — and he has quite the story to tell. Julien Landry, who is f...

3 Bear Break-Ins In West Van

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 09.15.2014 | Canada British Columbia

WEST VANCOUVER, B.C. - When a black bear ambled in the front door of a West Vancouver home, the family fled out the back in the latest incident involv...

Bear Killed After Returning For 2nd Break-In

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 06.25.2014 | Canada British Columbia

A black bear was shot and killed in West Vancouver after breaking into a residential garage — and then returning to try it again. The animal bro...