Rebecca Aldworth
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Rebecca Aldworth is executive director of Humane Society International-Canada, and has observed commercial seal hunts off Newfoundland, Labrador and Quebec for the last 15 years.

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Our Policy On Animal Testing is Distinctly Un-Canadian

(1) Comments | Posted March 18, 2014 | 5:34 PM

It's 2014, and animals are still being blinded, poisoned and killed to test new beauty products or their ingredients.

A year ago this month, Humane Society International's Be Cruelty-Free campaign celebrated a landmark victory, as Europe became the world's first cruelty-free cosmetics market by banning...

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As the World Bans Seal Products Canada Must Ban the Hunt

(91) Comments | Posted January 11, 2013 | 4:07 PM

In today's global economy, enlightened trade decisions made in one part of the world can save animals thousands of miles away.

Such is the case with Taiwan, which has just prohibited trade in marine mammals and their products. The move is a significant gain in the effort to protect...

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