Bc Bears

Bears Are My Neighbours, And You Wouldn't Slaughter Your Neighbours

Chelsea Turner | Posted 04.01.2014 | Canada British Columbia
Chelsea Turner

How can I spend time in the company of these animals, get to know them as individuals, and allow them to become at ease in my presence... knowing that the very next day trophy hunters could arrive and kill them? How can I look into the eyes of a bear and witness the intelligence and personality looking back at me, and then abandon that creature to fate? That's when I decided to join in the fight.

Homeless Black Bear Mom, Triplets Need Cash

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 03.12.2014 | Canada British Columbia

SMITHERS, B.C. - A mother black bear and her triplet cubs are now snoring through the remainder of their hibernation in Smithers, B.C., oblivious ...

B.C. Bears Relocated, 1 Killed

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 12.04.2012 | Canada British Columbia

KAMLOOPS, B.C. - Five bears that had been lingering in a B.C. First Nations community, including near a day care, have now been relocated, but a sixth...

B.C. Bears A Little Too Comfortable

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 12.02.2012 | Canada British Columbia

KAMLOOPS, B.C. - Conservation officers in British Columbia's southern Interior will capture and assess nine problem bears before making any decision o...

B.C. First Nations Ban Bear Hunting

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 11.29.2012 | Canada British Columbia

KLEMTU, B.C. - A coalition of 10 First Nations on B.C.'s north and central coast says years of urging the government to ban trophy bear hunting in its...

B.C. Bears Gorge On Backyard Chickens

CBC | Posted 09.10.2012 | Canada

B.C. bear experts say backyard chickens are becoming a big problem as they draw bears close to people's homes. Adrian Lafleur says she's l...

Raise Your Hand If You're Bear Aware

CBC | Posted 06.15.2012 | Canada

The B.C. government is spending $225,000 over the next year on its Bear Aware program, aimed at reducing human-bear encounters in residen...

B.C. Bears Had A Bad Year

CBC | Posted 02.23.2012 | Canada

Thousands of complaints about bears were registered across B.C. and hundreds of bears were destroyed in 2011. And while some ...

Bear-Feeding B.C. Man Can't Seem To Help Himself

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 01.16.2012 | Canada

CHRISTINA LAKE, B.C. - Conservation officers near Christina Lake, B.C., were forced to kill 24 bears this year after they became dependent on dog food...

Mauled By A Grizzly Bear, He Kept Walking

CP | Posted 09.04.2011 | Canada

THE CANADIAN PRESS — Bleeding from severe lacerations and puncture wounds, his arm broken, Johnny Johnson walked nearly a kilometre to find help aft...