Video footage of black bear hunting on the Queen Charlotte Islands.

Despite growing opposition, an outfitting company in the Queen Charlotte Islands vows to continue its lucrative bear-hunting operation. But with the protests escalation, the question that hangs on the air—like the scent and smoke of a freshly-discharged rifle—is, For how much longer?

The video below is actual footage of a black bear being shot by hunters in the Queen Charlottes (a.k.a. Haida Gwaii). Viewer discretion is advised.