Alberta woman encounters 3 grizzlies in backyard: ‘I just froze in my tracks’

An Alberta woman says she was absolutely petrified when she came across three hungry grizzly bears in her backyard over the weekend. Marjie Whitehead lives about 30 kilometres south of Whitecourt. She and her two dogs were just about to…

Jasper National Park cancels bear warnings due to visitors flocking to take photos

August 20 2019 8:13pm Jasper National Park officials have cancelled bear warnings, citing concerns over the lengths people are going to in order to capture pictures of the animals. As Josh Ritchie reports, some reportedly chase the warnings to get…

Bear activity prompts Alberta Fish and Wildlife to close lake area in west-central part of province

An area surrounding Eagle Lake in west-central Alberta has been closed to people because of bear activity, according to a post on Alberta Fish and Wildlife’s Facebook page. “On July 15, officers received reports of a grizzly bear near an…

Canmore diners shocked by bear walking into restaurant

Peter Holub has seen a lot of wildlife during his five years living in Canmore but the manager of Gaucho Brazilian Barbecue has never had to clean up the paw prints of an unexpected guest. “You could hear the people…