Wolf that attacked dog euthanized in Pacific Rim National Park Reserve

*Staff Note* – As was commented on by a member  of Wolf Education International from Finland: “When wolves start attacking leashed dogs, they are close to considering humans in the other end of the leash being possible prey.” “Officials at Pacific Rim National Park Reserve have killed a wolf they say was responsible for two […]

Wolves losing their natural fear of humans? Several attacks reported in 2016 across Canada

Wolf-admirers stress the animal’s good qualities, but there is a dark side to wolf behaviour and it seems to be worsening. Wolves are becoming habituated to humans, losing their natural fear. The result has been an intensifying frequency of wolf attacks on humans. On Dec. 7, 2016, a wolf aggressively stalked a man at Mount […]

Wolves stalk man and his dogs in ‘freaky’ close encounter

A man was running with his dogs at dusk on a beach in Canada last week when he noticed a large wolf peering at them from the sand dunes. Brent Woodland, 36, was finishing his usual run on Wickaninnish Beach near his home in Ucluetet, British Columbia, when the encounter occurred. “I was making eye […]

Ontario ban cancels hunting season for wolves and coyotes

The Ontario Federation of Anglers and Hunters says the province is letting emotion trump sound science when it comes to wildlife management. Yesterday was supposed to mark the opening of wolf and coyote hunting seasons in several regions, but a decision was announced banning the hunt.<<<Read More>>>

Sask. man recovering in hospital after wolf attack at Cameco mine

“A 26-year-old man is recovering in hospital after being attacked by a wolf while on shift at a northern Saskatchewan mine. The incident happened Monday morning at 12:05 a.m. CST at Cameco’s Cigar Lake uranium mine, about 660 kilometres north of Saskatoon. Cameco spokesperson, Rob Gereghty told CBC News that a contractor at the mine was mauled by an unprovoked wolf while taking […]

Hunters fend off wolves after dog attacked at wilderness camp

“A group of hunters say they were forced to fight off two wolves after their dog was attacked at their wilderness camp in the N.W.T.’s Mackenzie Mountains last weekend. Only a few hours after the group had set up camp for their week-long adventure, they heard noises outside their tent. When Andrew Stanley went outside to […]

Saving wolves by teaching fear: Parks Canada’s Bill Hunt explains shooting of wolf

Aggressive wolves are increasingly becoming a problem in parks across Canada, and Bill Hunt, a resource conservation manager for Banff National Park, argues this is largely due to visitors leaving food behind and failing to respect boundaries. Source: Saving wolves by teaching fear: Parks Canada’s Bill Hunt explains shooting of wolf – Home | The Current with Anna Maria Tremonti […]

Wolves continue to aggressively approach people in Banff National Park

As teams continue working to collar three wolves in Banff National Park, there have been two more aggressive incidents — including one where a wolf followed a woman and her dog — since the warning was issued for the Bow Valley. On Saturday, a grey-coloured wolf approached a woman who was walking her dog on a leash by the CP train… […]

Wolf stalks woman walking dog

A series of unusual animal sightings near downtown Prince Rupert is prompting some locals to cry wolf. Wolves are common on the wilder fringes of the northern port city, including the golf course and a hiking trail. But now there are several reports of a wolf prowling city streets close to the waterfront and stalking and chasing a woman walking […]

Prince Rupert residents worry aggressive wolves threaten pedestrians, pets

PRINCE RUPERT – Some residents of Prince Rupert say they are nervous about increasing wolf encounters in the north coast city. “We’ve had five calls for wolf activity in Prince Rupert in the last few days,” said conservation officer Ryan Gordon. “That is quite high.” “(The wolves) could have pups right now so they could […]