April 17, 2014 Media Release – Groups seek legal remedies to stop re-introduction of the Ontario Spring Bear Hunt
April 14, 2014 – Notice of Constitutional Question
April 14, 2014 – Notice of Application to Divisional Court for Judicial Review
The Facts – Sault Ste. Marie Statistics (source data: Freedom of Information)
Background Information – David Estrin, Julie Woodyer and Liz White
Until 1999, thousands of black bears were killed when they came out of hibernation in the spring, baited with garbage food and hunted down by dogs.
Now black bears will be killed as they come out of hibernation – when they are most vulnerable – when females have nursing cubs.