We have concerns about this, because we have had contact with the province and conservation officers in Terrace, and they’re concerned about this. (It’s about) discouraging the feeding of animals."–City Administrator Doug Jay explaining why a Prince Rupert senior received a visit from the bylaw officer last month
Feeding the wildlife of Prince Rupert has proven to be a troublesome hobby for a Prince Rupert senior. The Wednesday Daily News had the story of Bea Litchfield, who was reprimanded by the city by law office for her feeding of the deer that are populating Prince Rupert like dandelions these days.
Litchfield apparently has been feeding the deer for years without incident until this year, when it seems that some fellow neighbours in the hood decided that enough was enough and reported the wheel chair bound woman to the city.
From there the city sprang into action sending a bylaw officer to her home in late April to bring to an end the buffet line of Kaien Island…
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