The Department of Environment and Natural Resources is reporting a sighting of a black bear and two cubs in Yellowknife.
They were seen near the Forward Operating Location Base in the Kam Lake area, close to a popular trail.
According to an email to media, officers have put up signs in the area alerting the public and are “monitoring the situation closely.”
The department is advising residents travelling in the area to have bear spray and bangers on them, and other methods to make noise.
More information on what to do when encountering a bear can be found here.
To report wildlife, call 867-873-7181.