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Update: Ron Fleming’s Class Action Lawsuit
Ronald Gordon Fleming & Love Bros. & Lee Ltd. v. HMTQ and Doug Donaldson (Minister of Forests, Lands, Natural Resources and Rural Development) (the “Defendants” and/or the “Province”) Ron Fleming's lawyers were recently successful in defending against a...
GOABC Speaks with the Lone Star Outdoor Show About the Grizzly Lawsuit in BC
GOABC's Executive Director Scott Ellis sat down with Cable Smith of the Lone Star Outdoor Show while at the DSC Convention in January. They discuss the class action lawsuit filed by a BC outfitter against the New Democratic Party of British Columbia for cancelling...
Managing Grizzly Bear Featured on Bass Pro Shops Outdoor World Radio
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. – Host of Bass Pro Shops Outdoor World Radio show, Rob Keck is focused on an emerging problem; managing grizzly bear populations in North America. Hear all about North America’s largest predator and what’s being done to keep both bear, and human...
Fight for the Hunt: Q-and-As
Do you have questions about the class action lawsuit against the Government of British Columbia and how it impacts guide outfitters in BC? Click the button below to access a questions and answers document that we hope will help.
DSC Supports Ron Fleming’s Class Action Lawsuit
GOABC is happy to share the outpouring of support for Ron Fleming and the class action lawsuit from our friends at the Dallas Safari Club! Here's what they had to say: DSC is eager to support Ron Fleming and the other BC outfitters who have been negatively affected...
Wish to Support the Class Action?
SUPPORT Ron Fleming of Love Bros & Lee in the class action for closing the grizzly bear hunt. AMERICANS: Funds may be directed through Conservation Force at www.conservationforce.org. Stipulate the project "BC grizzly lawsuit." CANADIANS: A legal defence fund...
Ron Fleming of Love Bros & Lee Initiates Class Action in BC Supreme Court
Vancouver, British Columbia (December 19, 2018) – Ron Fleming, owner of Love Bros & Lee, a 45-year guide outfitting company outside Smithers, B.C., initiated class action proceedings in B.C. Supreme Court yesterday, seeking compensation for all guide outfitting businesses following the government’s December 2017 decision to ban grizzly bear hunting across the province.
Outfitters Speak Out About the Class Action
Rena Ponath of Fire Mountain Outfitters and Ashley Chuipka of Robson Valley Outfitters speak out regarding the class action and what it means to them. Fire Mountain Outfitters offers first class fly in hunts for Western Canadian Moose, Stone Sheep, Mountain Goat &...
News Releases Regarding the Grizzly Bear Hunting Ban
After the controversial announcement by the new BC NDP Government regarding the ban on grizzly bear trophy hunting in BC – several media outlets conducted interviews,
Did You Know Facts about the Grizzly Bear
British Columbia (BC) boasts the 2nd highest population of grizzly bears in North America. Large grizzly bear sanctuaries, conservative hunting measures and large swaths of wilderness areas bode well for the future of grizzly bears in BC.