EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR, CANADA
For more than a decade, Rebecca has been a firsthand observer of Canada’s commercial seal hunt, escorting more than 100 scientists, parliamentarians and journalists to the ice floes to witness the slaughter. Rebecca has testified before the Canadian House of Commons and a large number of European Parliamentarians on the humane, economic and environmental aspects of the Canadian seal hunt, and published numerous position papers and articles on the seal hunt in publications including the Toronto Star and the International Herald Tribune. She has lectured at many universities and other institutions on animal protection issues. Rebecca works with government agencies to enforce legislation preventing trade in marine mammal products. She has founded two animal protection groups in Canada.