‘It was life or death’: Runner chased by black bear on North Shore trail, CTV Vancouver News

A North Shore man is grateful to be alive after being chased by a black bear while running on a popular trail Monday morning.
Christopher Lubell, 35, was doing his morning run near the Cleveland dam in Capilano River Regional Park when he encountered the bear on the busy trail, sitting on its haunches.
He originally thought it was a large dog – but quickly realized his mistake. Read more…