5 new numbers that tell important stories about hunting, fishing and conservation in Canada


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Western wildfires still smoldering as of late March, with 85 so-called zombie fires in B.C. and 47 in Alberta, according to the Canadian Interagency Forest Fire Centre. Officials blame the West’s unseasonally warm and dry winter for the lingering fires, warning 2024’s fire season stands to top last year’s record.