Ottawa law enforcement are monitoring the region around the Outdated Quarry Path in Kanata Sunday pursuing a report of a bear sighting.
Police mentioned in an afternoon media launch that use of the path near the Hazeldean neighbourhood was becoming restricted and inhabitants had been questioned to be careful.
Individuals ended up also asked to phone the police service instantly at 613-236-1222 if a bear is an imminent threat to security.
On its web site, the Nationwide Money Fee indicates not feeding animals as nicely as preventing attracting bears with the odor of food items. It says folks should under no circumstances technique a bear and to hold a length of at minimum 100 metres, or about 330 feet. Individuals must depart any location wherever they see indicators that bears are nearby, which could involve scat/droppings, torn-up logs or overturned rocks. For all those strolling pet dogs, make absolutely sure they are on a leash at all periods.