Canada Bears

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.

Police Kindly Remind You Not To Chase Bears With Sticks And Bats

The Huffington Post Canada | Jesse Ferreras | Posted 08.10.2015 | Canada

Yes, police had to remind people of this.

Parks Canada Wants Public To Report Tourists Who Feed Wildlife

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 07.23.2015 | Canada Alberta

Parks Canada is encouraging people to use their smart phones to record license plate numbers and images of people feeding wildlife.

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.

► 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.

B.C. Bear Hunters Should Be Forced To Take Meat Home: MLA

CBC | Posted 05.04.2015 | Canada British Columbia

Grizzly bear hunters in B.C. can currently take certain parts of the animal, like the head, hands and fur, and leave behind the rest.

Local Hunters or Not, Every Bullet Is the Same to a Bear

Chris Genovali | Posted 05.02.2015 | Canada British Columbia
Chris Genovali

Complaining about not getting enough wildlife to kill, as compared to non-resident hunters, has been prominent in the BCWF's calculated messaging. In contrast, provincial mortality statistics show that from 1978 through 2011, resident hunters killed 5,900 grizzlies while non-resident hunters killed 4,100. To those 10,000 bears it was no consolation whether the bullets ripping through their bodies, causing immeasurable pain and suffering, were fired from the guns of resident or non-resident hunters.

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...

Ski Resort Threatens Grizzly Bears From Southern B.C. Into U.S.: Scientists

DeSmog Canada | Posted 12.31.2014 | Canada British Columbia
DeSmog Canada

"This is the last stop. There's small bits of populations to the south and in the U.S and, if we cut them off they are hooped."

WATCH: Why You Should Not Stop To Gawk At Bears

The Huffington Post Alberta | Posted 10.21.2014 | Canada Alberta

Did you ever think it'd be great to see a bear up close? Cool, right? Yes. But also, no. Alberta Parks released a video Monday that shows a lar...

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...

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...

WATCH: Peckish Bear Rummages Through Freezer

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 06.21.2014 | Canada British Columbia

When you've got the munchies, you head for the fridge, right? Well, it's no different for a young black bear in British Columbia. Yogi, who is know...

Mutilated Black Bear Found In Vancouver-Area Park

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 06.03.2014 | Canada British Columbia

The body of a bear with its stomach cut open and its skull and claws removed was found dumped in a North Vancouver park. People in Capilano River R...

LOOK: Cubs Play With Garbage, Humans Kinda Suck

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 05.31.2014 | Canada British Columbia

Photos of two bear cubs playing with trash in a B.C. national park are raising the alarm for the animals' well-being. Jason Bantle, a photograp...

U.S. Bear Hunter Shot To Death In B.C.

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 07.28.2014 | Canada British Columbia

UPDATE - May 30, 2014: Jeff Cooper was hit by a stray bullet when a wounded bear charged him and two hunting guides, his wife, Shirley Cooper, told th...