Toronto woman among 5 convicted in selling of black bears’ gallbladders, paws

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The provinces of Ontario and Saskatchewan say a two-and-a-half-year probe into illegal wildlife trafficking has led to convictions against five people. Court found they were buying and selling the gallbladders and paws of black bears, which is illegal in Ontario. The provinces say the Saskatchewan Special Investigations Unit learned about a Sandy Bay, Sask., restaurant that was allegedly buying black bear parts in early 2017.