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April 17, 2015

Buyout for Sealers Urged as Sealing Organization Struggles

Humane Society International/Canada calls on the Canadian government to invest in viable economic alternatives for sealers following an announcement today by the Canadian Sealers Association that the organization will scale back and restructure in light of financial challenges. Learn more »

April 15, 2015

Government Sealing Industry "Investment" is a Sham

HSI/Canada reacted to the announcement from Carino Processing Ltd, Canada's top buyer of sealskins, that it will not purchase seal fur in 2015 and is refusing $1 million in financing offered by the Newfoundland government. Learn more »

April 14, 2015

Sir Paul McCartney Calls for an End to Canada’s Brutal Commercial Seal Hunt

Sir Paul McCartney issued an impassioned appeal for an end to the senseless slaughter of baby harp seals taking place off Canada’s east coast. Learn more »

April 8, 2015

Massive Government Sealing Subsidy is Shameful

Humane Society International/Canada condemned the government of Newfoundland and Labrador's announcement that it will provide a $2 million CAD bailout to Carino Company Ltd. and PhocaLux International Inc. to prop up the dying sealing industry. Learn more »

March 24, 2015

Singing Sensation Jackie Evancho Speaks Out for Seals

Platinum-selling vocal sensation Jackie Evancho is using her voice to help save seals. Evancho stars in a new PSA about the plight of the baby seals who are victims of commercial sealing. Learn more »

March 20, 2015

Recommendation to European Court of Justice to Uphold EU Ban on Trade in Products of Commercial Seal Hunts Commended

The EU Advocate General Kokott urged the European Court of Justice to reject an appeal brought by commercial sealing interests and some Inuit representatives. Learn more »

March 3, 2015

Le gouvernement canadien fixe des quotas irresponsables pour la chasse aux phoques commerciale

Humane Society International/Canada condamne les quotas irresponsables de la chasse aux phoques fixés par Gail Shea, la ministre des Pêches et des Océans, qui autorise le massacre de 468 000 phoques du Groenland, phoques à capuchon et phoques gris. Learn more »



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