British Columbia

Big bear won't budge from Port Coquitlam neighbourhood

For the second day in a row, a large black bear is continuing to make itself at home in several yards in one neighbourhood of a Metro Vancouver suburb.

Conservation officers fail to draw bear into nearby ravine

Big bear not bothered in PoCo

7 years ago
A black bear has spent the better part of the past two days sleeping in yards in a Port Coquitlam neighbourhood 2:52


  • The bear left the area Sept 26, disappearing back into the woods.

For the second day in a row, a large black bear is continuing to make itself at home in several yards in one neighbourhood of a Metro Vancouver suburb.

Conservation officers are aware of the bear, which is making itself at home off Prairie Avenue in Port Coquitlam.

They even tried to rouse it and scare it back toward a ravine that it likely lumbered out of, but to no avail.

The black bear continued walking around, taking extensive naps at the sides of various houses, and generally acting unconcerned.

Watch the video for Jesse Johnston's report from Port Coquitlam today.


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