Seal Hunt 2012

70,000 Killed This Year

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 — nearly twice the number that was killed last year.Da...
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The Seal Hunt Is Back For Another Year

The seal hunt in the northern Gulf of St. Lawrence officially opened Tuesday morning. The harvest further north and off the northeast coast of Newfoundland in the area known as ‘the front’ begins Thu...
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This Year's Seal Hunt A Bust

An extremely small number of grey seals were killed during the annual hunt in the Gulf of St. Lawrence this year. Sealers said no animals were killed on Hay Island, off Cape Breton, during a hunt tha...

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...