City will consider bylaw banning feeding of coyotes

Citing public safety, city staff have rejected one councillor’s call for a ‘no kill’ policy towards problem coyotes. But this fall, council will consider a bylaw that fines anyone caught feeding coyotes $240 for a first offence and up to $5,000 for repeat offenders. Scarborough Centre councillor Glenn De Baeremaeker asked last March for a new policy […]

Beach coyote ‘elephant in room’ at meeting

Beach residents may be split on what to do about the coyote that fatally attacked a small dog here in February, but on one point nearly everyone agrees—don’t feed coyotes. That was the key advice for about 60 residents who attended a public meeting led by four wildlife and conservation groups at the Beaches Recreation […]