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CONSERVATION - Conservation authorities - Wildlife management

Tuesday, January 16, 2018 @ 10:12 AM  

Petition by the Association for the Protection of Fur-Bearing Animals (Association) and Jackson for judicial review of a conservation officer’s decision to euthanize an orphaned bear cub. Jackson, a resident of Dawson Creek, found an orphaned black bear cub by her home, and it was picked up by the conservation officer, who euthanized it, despite knowing a wildlife centre had agreed to take it. The petitioner Association filed a complaint with the Conservation Officer Service, asserting the officer acted outside the scope of his authority to...