On bears: B.C.’s unique landscape highlights diversity of bear species

Special thanks to Publisher, Kathy O’Reilly. Originally printed Friday, September 6, 2019 in The North Island Eagle. Special thanks to Ian McAllister for the bear photos. www.PacificWild.org In our last article we covered British Columbia’s (B.C.) camels during the days of the gold rush, including one situation in which a Continue Reading

Formal complaints filed to Director of Police Services over “Coquitlam 3”

For immediate release August 14, 2019 On July 30th 2019 three Coquitlam residents (the Coquitlam 3) were arrested for allegedly obstructing a Conservation Officer in his attempts to kill a mother bear and her two cubs. The Coquitlam 3 have stated that they did nothing more than film the officer Continue Reading

Conservation Officer alleged to have dragged senior citizen from his home. Casavant files complaint to OPCC.

UPDATE – August 13, 2019: Please join me and donate what you can. No amount is too small. If you can’t donate, please share this link. I believe these people deserve a full, fair and expert legal defense so that they can continue to protect themselves and our wildlife. Thank Continue Reading

BREAKING: Former BC Conservation Officer says seizure of phones may be unlawful

NEWS RELEASE For Immediate Release August 1, 2019 Coquitlam, BC – Recent events in Coquitlam are again raising concerns about the authorities of the BC Conservation Officer Service (BCCOS) and its lack of independent oversight. On July 30th 2019 three individuals were arrested after the BC Conservation Officer service alleges Continue Reading