Canada Bears

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

CBC | Posted 03.04.2015 | 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 03.02.2015 | 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...

Strangers Come Together To Save Orphaned B.C. Cubs

CP | Arne Petryshen, Cranbrook Daily Townsman, The Canadian Press | Posted 07.22.2014 | Canada British Columbia

CRANBROOK, B.C. - A pair of tiny orphaned bear cubs is alive and in a northwest B.C. rehabilitation centre thanks to the collective efforts of som...

Some People Never Learn..

CBC | Posted 07.21.2014 | Canada Alberta

A photo of people feeding a black bear on an Alberta highway is making the rounds on social media and Parks Canada is warning people it's never o...


The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 05.21.2014 | Canada British Columbia

A mama bear astonished a professional storm hunter who happened to spot the animal and her cub on a busy highway in British Columbia's Kootenay Nation...

Swap Grizzly Hunting Licence For Sightseeing, Offers Lodge

CP | Keven Drews, The Canadian Press | Posted 07.13.2014 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - B.C.'s Coastal First Nations hope to convince grizzly bear hunters to swap their rifles for cameras, bullets for memory cards and scopes f...

No, Vancouver Doorknobs Won't Get You Eaten By Bears

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 04.25.2014 | Canada British Columbia

We thought the uproar had settled on a new Vancouver bylaw that kicked in last month and requires all doors in new buildings be equipped with lever ha...

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

Chelsea Turner | Posted 05.29.2014 | 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.

Bear Spray and Mosquito Spray Are Not the Same Thing

Tim Sandlin | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada
Tim Sandlin

On our way to Yellowstone the other day, before it closed because of stupidity, we came upon a major bear jam up around Pacific Creek. The token idiot from Utah wandered out in the field for a close-up. Suddenly, the interesting nature lesson became one of those Darwin Award deals.

This Baby Is Going Wild

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 09.07.2013 | Canada British Columbia

GOLDEN, B.C. - An orphaned grizzly bear that was found near starvation six months ago headed back home to the wild in Golden, B.C., on Monday after fi...

NOT A Teddy Bears' Picnic

CBC | Posted 08.07.2013 | Canada British Columbia

Mounties in a Burnaby, B.C., neighbourhood are patrolling the area after several bears were spotted feasting on trash this morning. Police...