Inverness MLA-elect Allan MacMaster seeks change to Policy on bears taken into care

Posted at 9:42 am on June 12, 2017 | Filed Under: News

One of the top stories during the election involved two small, fuzzy twins. Midway through May, PC Elect, Allan MacMaster heard that two bear cubs had lost their mother, and they were at risk of being euthanized.
MacMaster and company worked hard to save the cubs, who were separated and placed at Hope for Wildlife, and the other at a wildlife park in Mira. Department of Natural Resources rules say the bears cannot be released to the wild. MacMaster wants that to change:
Nova Scotia is one of only two provinces where bear cubs cannot be rehabilitated and released to the wild. MacMaster hopes that he can spark a change for this