Southern Sask. First Nations concerned about ‘increase’ in black bear sightings

Some First Nations around southern Saskatchewan are expressing their concerns about what they believe, is an “increase” in black bear traffic. A number of residents living on Cowessess, Kahkewistahaw and Ochapowace First Nations have reported multiple sightings. Story continues below…

Alberta wildlife officers alert property owners after ‘drastic increase’ in bear sightings

Wildlife officers across northern Alberta have responded to a spike in bear sightings. In the northeast region alone, officers have dealt with upwards of 40 black bears. “The officers in Fort McMurray have dealt with more bears already this year…

Alberta man fined $20K for importing wildlife, possessing bear hide

An Alberta man has been fined $20,000 after he was convicted of illegally importing wildlife into Canada and possessing a black bear hide from Alaska. Fredrick Thomson, who is from Coaldale, was sentenced in provincial court Friday after being convicted…