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It's Time for Canada to Support a Fair Seal Industry Buyout

It is fast becoming apparent that the Newfoundland government "investment" in the commercial seal slaughter is simply a make-work project. Encouraging fishermen to make economic decisions based on markets that will never materialize serves only the executives of the seal processors. More than 35 nations have already prohibited their trade in the primary products of Canada's commercial seal slaughter and there is no future in commercial sealing. It is time the Canadian and provincial governments put their support behind a fair sealing industry buyout.

Time To End The Seal Hunt?

A Newfoundland and Labrador MP believes it's time to examine whether the seal hunt should end. New Democrat Ryan Cleary says it seems no one wants seal products anymore. "Part of our history is als...