Seal Hunt Newfoundland

Hunting Season Begins

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 06.09.2015 | Canada

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. - The annual seal hunt off Newfoundland and Labrador will open Sunday.The federal Fisheries Department says sealers on the Front off ...

The Seal Hunt Is A Total Bust

CP | Sue Bailey, The Canadian Press | Posted 08.15.2014 | Canada Business

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. - A big drop in the commercial seal hunt off Newfoundland this spring can be blamed on heavy sea ice and international trade blockade...

70,000 Killed This Year

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 07.29.2012 | Canada Business

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. - Newfoundland and Labrador's fisheries minister says 70,000 harp seals have been killed during this year's commercial seal hunt — ...

Why are Taxpayers Subsidizing the Dying Seal Slaughter Industry?

Nicholas dePencier Wright | Posted 06.17.2012 | Canada Politics
Nicholas dePencier Wright

2012-04-17-sealbanner.jpg The end of the industry is inevitable. It's time to take the politics out of the debate and redirect wasted taxpayer-supported subsidies to buy out the sealing licenses.

Time To End The Seal Hunt?

CBC | Posted 03.25.2012 | Canada Politics

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 ...