Mike Commito

Does the Spring Bear Hunt Make 'Cents?'

August 13, 2015 | Mike Commito

A new report released by Northern Policy Institute recommends that the provincial government reintroduce the spring bear hunt with a non-resident component on a trial basis.

The report recommends reintroducing the spring bear hunt because it will be a boon to many Northern Ontario communities with strong outfitting industries, the current black bear population can sustain additional harvesting, and other provinces such as British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba, Quebec, New Brunswick, and Newfoundland and Labrador all offer spring bear hunting opportunities.

 

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