bc bear hunt
"It was just dumped on the side of the road. It was freshly killed."
The dying animal's blood stains the snow as it finally rolls helplessly down the hill — to the excited cheers of the unidentified hunters.
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.
The B.C. Liberal government has actively supported trophy killing, going so far as to ensure that foreign hunters are given even more opportunities to kill grizzly bears. This bill is an opportunity to open the dialogue once more on how we can pressure this government to amend their position on trophy killing.
Here in this quiet valley, the failures of one of B.C.’s most controversial wildlife policies come into sharp focus. The
Bears are iconic symbols and charismatic ambassadors for B.C.'s wilderness.
Robert Johnson and his brother, members of the Heiltsuk First Nation, nicknamed the grizzly bear "Cheeky". The brothers were