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NDP government has announced a ban on the grizzly bear trophy hunt province-wide and a stop to all hunting of grizzlies in the Great Bear Rainforest, effective Nov. 30, 2017.
(Monday, August 14, 2017) - With less than 24 hours before the fall bear hunt opens in parts of British Columbia, the NDP government has announced a ban on the grizzly bear trophy hunt province-wide and to stop all hunting of grizzlies in the Great Bear Rainforest, effective Nov. 30, 2017. “Today's announcement by the NDP with the support of the BC ... Read More
(Tuesday June 27, 2017) Twenty-three organizations and businesses involved in protecting wildlife have issued scathing criticism of a BC government plan to turn management of the province’s wildlife over to a separate agency. In an open letter to ... Read More
Open Letter to All BC MLAs Concerning a Plan to Turn the Management of Our Wildlife Over to a Non-Government Agency
(June 27, 2017) On March 22, 2017, the BC government announced a decision to transfer wildlife managementfrom the provincial government to a separate agency funded by sales of hunting licences and potentiallydonations from private interest groups. ... Read More
(June 22, 2017) The BC Liberal government announced in April 2017, just prior to the provincial election, that they planned to establishan independent agency to manage wildlife within the province. This announcement, based on consultation only ... Read More