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Cathy Ellis

Cathy Ellis
Phone
403-609-0220
Email
cellis@outlook.greatwest.ca

Recent Work by Cathy

Backcountry access off limits to protect Jasper's vulnerable caribou

Backcountry access off limits to protect Jasper's vulnerable caribou

“Without action, the only two caribou herds remaining entirely within Jasper will disappear."
Fish and Wildlife confirms black bear family killed in Canmore in August

Fish and Wildlife confirms black bear family killed in Canmore in August

“It’s important for us to know how our actions as a community are being effective, or not effective, in keeping bears out of town and hopefully reducing the number of relocated bears."
Close cougar encounter in Canmore prompts warning

Close cougar encounter in Canmore prompts warning

“They backed away towards the community and the cougar followed them, coming as close as 30 feet."
Permanent daylight saving time comes with serious health consequences: expert

Permanent daylight saving time comes with serious health consequences: expert

“Since our body clock follows the sun and the sun is so delayed, it’s going to be really hard to get up and get out of bed and go to work in the morning,”  said Michael Antle, a circadian rhythm expert in Calgary.
Kananaskis user pass kicks $9.9 million into provincial coffers

Kananaskis user pass kicks $9.9 million into provincial coffers

“Over the past two years, visitation to Kananaskis Country has increased by 32 per cent,” said Tim Kulak, a spokesperson for AEP.
Two more black bears being relocated from Canmore

Two more black bears being relocated from Canmore

Alberta Fish and wildlife officials say 22 black bears have been captured and relocated from Canmore and the Bow Valley so far this year, with traps set to catch at least two more.
Young man struck by train sustains life-threatening injuries in Stoney Nakoda

Young man struck by train sustains life-threatening injuries in Stoney Nakoda

“CP advised that there was a male in medical distress on the tracks. It is believed he was hit by an earlier train, not the one that actually passed by and reported seeing him," said RCMP Corporal Tammy Keibel.
Five black bears shipped out of Canmore

Five black bears shipped out of Canmore

“I think there’s still this preconceived assumption that fish and wildlife have come and they’ve taken the bear to some kind of bear utopia where there’s lots of food and no people and everything’s happy, but the reality is bear utopia doesn’t exist.”
Black bear trapped, shipped out of Canmore

Black bear trapped, shipped out of Canmore

“Bears coming into residential areas to feed on unnatural food sources is a public safety risk because they are easily habituated and may defend the food source."
Solo hiker attacked by grizzly bear protecting  cubs

Solo hiker attacked by grizzly bear protecting cubs

“They surprised each other and she charged and attacked the gentleman. It was a short duration attack of about 30 seconds, and during that time he sustained injuries basically from head to toe, and she disengaged from the attack.”