COURTENAY, B.C- Residents around Arden and Embleton Crescent in Courtenay should keep their eyes out for a bear today.

According to a notice issued by the City of Courtenay, a bear was spotted in the area around 9 a.m. on June 15. They’re asking for residents to give the animal space, and to stay aware in the area.

No further updates on the bear have been issued by the city as of this publication.

More information on bear safety can be found here: https://www2.gov.bc.ca/…/human-wildlife-conflict/stay…/bears