Foreign big-game hunters will be banished from a vast area of western Canada's wilderness, local environmentalists said, announcing an unusual purchase of a commercial hunting licence. The Raincoast Conservation Foundation privately raised 1,35-million Canadian dollars (,17-million) to buy one of North America's largest guide outfitters
Following just a few simple rules regarding moderate exercise, healthy eating and lifestyle can ensure weight control and lower the risk of disease, say the world's leading researchers on obesity. ''There's been a hysteria in place over the last many years,'' said Dr Steven Blair, who presented a key speech on the state of the art in exercise to an international science conference on obesity in Canada.
Canadian wildlife officers are tracking smugglers in the macabre slaughter and mutilation of 40 bald eagles, which has shaken aboriginal people on Canada's west coast. The first dead birds were discovered on February 2 by a woman walking her dog on the reserve of the Burrard Indian band, a forested area across an ocean inlet from Vancouver, in British Columbia.