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Nunavut hunters recalls encounter with the polar bears

Two Nunavut hunters survived a polar attack and one of their companions was killed. The encounter started when a mother polar bear and her cub went to their camp and attacked them. Icy ordeal According to one of the hunters named Leo Lijangiag, age 38, they were having a morning tea together with his two […]

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Ski patroller who died after avalanche given CPR

A 30-year old member of the Whistler-Blackcomb ski patrol died despite CPR. The incident occurred after he was caught in an avalanche outside Pemberton. Avalanche dangers Duncan MacKenzie was skiing with 3 friends who have backcountry experience in the Casper Creek area north of Pemberton when the slide swept him away from his companions. Mounties […]