When in 2011 news of the slaughter of as many as 100 off-season sled dogs after the Whistler Winter Olympics in 2010 hit the internet, the BC Liberal government tried to douse the world-wide conflagration of rage with impressive-sounding regulations around the keeping of sled dogs. Followers of this stage-show were not impressed with many aspects of the regulations. (Read the regulations)
The Whistler News has never let this story drop and now presents the evidence that reveals that the regulations have no teeth – and it seems – no enforcement.
Read the Whistler News story at 70 Sled Dogs Disappear From Mount Currie Facility
- Judy Stone, North Vancouver, BC