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…

Parks Canada warns visitor behaviour is changing bear habits

Parks Canada is warning the public about the dangers of bears and cougars at an Edmonton-area national park, hoping visitors can help keep themselves and the wildlife safe. In any given year, more than 360,000 visitors come through Elk Island…

Rehab centre concerned for Alberta black bear cubs as release date looms

Two orphaned Alberta black bear cubs have been in rehabilitation at the Cochrane Ecological Institute (CEI) for more than six months, but due to government regulations, the cubs are expected to be released on or before Oct. 15. Clio Smeeton, owner and…