Newspaper article The Canadian Press

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Newspaper article The Canadian Press

National Audio 12:05 PM ET

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National Audio 12:05 PM ET

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NAT107 - (Polar-Bears) COCHRANE, Ont. x-13s. Environmental stewards from First Nations communities on the coast of James Bay will be gathering in Fort Albany First Nation this week to learn ways of dealing with polar bears that are straying into their communities. Karen Cummings of the Polar Bear Habitat in Cochrane, Ontario, says several James Bay communities had polar bears within their town limits for the first time in years in 2016. ("..was, like, bizarre.") (SOURCE:The Canadian Press)

TAG: Cummings says loud noises and flashy things can be used to keep the bears out of towns.

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NAT108 - (Polar-Bears) COCHRANE, Ont. x-15s. Environmental stewards from First Nations communities on the coast of James Bay will be gathering in Fort Albany First Nation this week to learn ways of dealing with polar bears straying into their communities. …

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