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Bear sightings up in the capital region

Bear tranquilized downtown Ottawa

CTV Ottawa Published Thursday, September 13, 2018 5:37PM EDT Last Updated Thursday, September 13, 2018 5:38PM EDT Bear sightings are up around the capital region, with 44 already this month, according to the National Capital Commission. The latest sighting happened Thursday morning in Gatineau near Tache Blvd. Police received calls around 8:45a.m. One witness described the bear as a large black bear. “It was a nice big mother bear,” Bill Bourne said. Bourne said he watched if flee into the woods after coming into contact with people. “She saw theRead More