July/06/2016 Invermere deer cull on hold, Victoria group proposes new method

The Invermere deer cull is on hold until December but urban deer management continues to generate attention in municipalities across the province, with a recently formed group in suburban Victoria trying to launch a whole new approach. Click here for article

Oct/09/2013 Deer culling fought in B.C. Supreme Court

Animal rights activists are battling a Kootenay community in B.C. Supreme Court over a decision to cull deer.

The Invermere Deer Protection Society is arguing the district of Invermere didn't consult the community before going ahead with plans to destroy 19 animals two years ago. Click here for article

Feb/10/2012 Last-minute injunction halts Invermere deer cull

It looks like Invermere's deer cull will not be moving ahead as planned.

Members of the Invermere Deer Protection Organization (IDPO) have obtained a temporary injunction from the Supreme Court of British Columbia to halt the proposed cull of 100 Invermere urban deer until February 24, 2012. The injunction comes as part of a civil suit against the district, in which the plaintiffs are seeking unspecified financial compensation for "nuisance and emotional pain," according to District of Invermere mayor Gerry Taft. Click here for article

Feb/13/2012 Court injunction halts Invermere deer cull

A temporary court injunction against the District of Invermere has stopped a scheduled deer cull.

The district planned to kill up to 100 urban deer, beginning this past weekend, but on Friday the Invermere Deer Protection Organization got a interm court injunction to stop the cull. Click here for article