Black bear spotted in west Ottawa Sunday morning

Ottawa police say a black bear was spotted in the area of March Road on Sunday morning but it was returning to its natural habitat by scampering down the rail corridor.

Ottawa police say a black bear was spotted in Kanata Sunday morning, but it’s returning to its natural habitat.

Complaints came in to police for a possible bear sighting in the Kanata Lakes and Beaverbrook Road area.

Officers searched and found a bear in the March Road area in the rail corridor.

Sgt. Iain Pidcock said the bear was heading down the rail line to its natural habitat.

The Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources was notified but they were not attending the scene, Pidcock added.