You asked: Why do people kill grizzly bears in British Columbia?

Why did BC ban grizzly bear hunting?

In 2018, the government of BC declared a trophy hunting ban for all non-First Nations on grizzly bears due to their threatened status in the province.

Is it illegal to kill grizzly bears in Canada?

A Canadian province is banning the contentious practice of hunting grizzly bears for sport. British Columbia’s new NDP government has announced that this season will be the last for trophy hunters. Hunting grizzlies for meat will still be permitted in all parts of the province except in one rainforest.

Hunting is permitted in Canada, but strict regulations are imposed at federal and provincial level to protect wildlife. It is a popular pastime and has been an established recreational activity for many years and is considered a way of life. There are numerous opportunities for residents and visitors to hunt.

Until they become a reality, though, the only two areas in North America where you can legally go grizzly hunting are Alaska and Yukon.

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