Charges laid in controversial B.C. ‘seal bomb’ incident caught on camera

A B.C. man filmed throwing a so-called “bear banger” into a raft of sea lions near Hornby Island last spring is facing charges under the Fisheries Act and Explosives Act.

The video, which came to light last March, shows Allen Marsden lighting the fuse on one of the explosive noise-makers and throwing it into the water where a large number of the animals had congregated.

Court records show Marsden facing three charges, related to the disturbance of marine mammals and the use of explosives.

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