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RCMP recommend charges against Invermere deer cull group

The District of Invermere has a permit to kill up to 100 urban deer. As of Sunday 16 have been euthanized, and the permit expires Mar. 15. Invermere is the third Kootenay community to cull problem urban deer over the past six months. (CBC)

Invermere is usually a pretty quiet place this time of year, but the atmosphere has become tense for some people.

The town is in the middle of a deer cull, it has a permit to get rid of 100 animals by Thursday.

When it was announced, opponents put up political and legal roadblocks, but the program did go ahead. But in the last week the protests have become confrontational, and now RCMP have stepped in.

To understand why, Daybreak host Chris Walker spoke to Invermere Mayor Gerry Taft.
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And also spoke with Invermere Deer Protection Organization spokesperson, Devin Kazakoff.
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