Less than 5 percent of a sealer’s annual income comes from the seal slaughter. A federal industry buyout would end the Canadian seal hunt and allow sealers to be compensated for this loss of income—a dollar amount that would actually be cheaper than continuing to prop up the dying seal industry each year. Take action now.
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April 15, 2014
HSUS President and CEO Wayne Pacelle discusses the ongoing efforts by HSI and The HSUS to end Canada's commercial seal hunt.
April 8, 2014
Humane Society International/Canada responds to media reports conflating the issue of the Inuit seal hunt with Canada’s commercial seal hunt.
March 31, 2014
Rebecca Aldworth, executive director of Humane Society International/Canada, responded to speculation that another government bailout of Carino Company Ltd, a Norwegian-owned seal fur processor in Newfoundland, could be pending.
March 18, 2014
HSI/Canada's Rebecca Aldworth responded to misinformation provided by Canadian officials at a WTO hearing regarding the European Union's ban on commercial trade in seal products.