North Bay importing 12 000 Canada geese

From: Philip St. George, thenorthbaybay.ca staff NORTH BAY – Those familiar with the distinctive “hurunk hurunk!” of the Canada goose are in for an earful this summer. North Bay has begun importing 12 000 Canada geese into the city in an attempt to promote tourism.  “The Canada goose is Canada’s bird,” smiles North Bay City […]

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Canadore begins its biannual goose cull

From: Jennifer Hanson, thenorthbaybay.ca staff NORTH BAY — Armed with clubs and table legs, Canadore’s staff and students have taken to the College’s campus to cull the Canada goose population. “There’s a really good crop this year,” says professor Curt Thatcher. “But my hakapik and I are ready.” Thatcher explains that a “hakapik” is a […]

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