Grey Seals

Slaughter's End?

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 04.29.2013 | Canada Business

SYDNEY, N.S. - An anti-sealing organization says the cancellation of the annual hunt on Hay Island off Cape Breton is another sign the commercial indu...

Cull Of 70,000 Recommended

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 12.23.2012 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - Canada should pay hunters to kill 70,000 seals off the East Coast to help the recovery of cod stocks even though there's little scientific ev...

Fisheries Ministry's Own Study Says Seal Slaughter Unlikely To Work

CP | Michael MacDonald, The Canadian Press | Posted 12.08.2011 | Canada Politics

HALIFAX - As Canada's fisheries minister contemplates whether to approve a five-year cull of 140,000 grey seals on the East Coast, his own department ...

Proposed Seal Slaughter Draws Fire

CP | Michael MacDonald, The Canadian Press | Posted 11.25.2011 | Canada

HALIFAX - Two of Canada's leading marine biologists and a conservation group say a five-year proposal to slaughter 140,000 grey seals in the southern ...

Cull Seals, Help Fish: Report

CP | Michael MacDonald, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.12.2012 | Canada

HALIFAX - An advisory panel is calling on Ottawa to approve a cull that would result in the killing of 70 per cent of the grey seals that feed in the ...