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April 15, 2014

Seal Slaughter Resumes in Canada

HSUS President and CEO Wayne Pacelle discusses the ongoing efforts by HSI and The HSUS to end Canada's commercial seal hunt. Learn more »

April 8, 2014

Humane Society International/Canada Clarifies Long Standing Position on Inuit Subsistence Sealing

Humane Society International/Canada responds to media reports conflating the issue of the Inuit seal hunt with Canada’s commercial seal hunt. Learn more »

March 31, 2014

Possible Bailout for Carino’s Sealing Welfare Program

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. Learn more »

March 27, 2014

Massive 2014 Seal Hunt Quota Confirms Importance of Seal Product Trade Bans

Rebecca Aldworth, Executive Director of HSIl/Canada condemned the irresponsible 2014 seal hunt quota set by Fisheries Minister Gail Shea, which allows for the slaughter of 400,000 harp seals. Learn more »

March 18, 2014

Canadian Government Misinforms at WTO Seals Hearing

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. Learn more »

November 26, 2013

HSI/Canada Condemns Canadian Government Appeal of WTO Seals Ruling

The Canadian government announced its intention to appeal the WTO’s decision to let the EU seal product trade ban stand. Learn more »

November 25, 2013

HSI Applauds the World Trade Organization for Upholding EU Seal Products Trade Ban

The World Trade Organization released the final report regarding the Canadian and Norwegian challenge of the EU ban on trade in products of commercial seal hunts. Learn more »



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