29 08, 2016

NOTICE: Mandatory Workshops Continue in September-October

August 29th, 2016|

Mandatory Workshops Continue in September-October 2016
Humane Harvesting (beginning 9:00am at all locations)
In 2014, Fisheries and Oceans Canada (DFO) announced that Humane Harvesting training on the […]

15 08, 2016

Innuit-style kayak made from sealskin tradition returns to Hopedale

August 15th, 2016|

Hopedale Labrador resident Ross Flowers says he has never been in a kayak, but he knows how to build one out of sealskin. Flowers and his family have returned to […]

12 07, 2016

Montreal chef showcases seal meat cuisine

July 12th, 2016|

We found a nice video from the Travel Channel posted online that showcases the fine culinary skills used in preparing seal meat in a downtown Montreal restaurant. The host […]

13 06, 2016

Kindens can ship seal meat nationwide

June 13th, 2016|

Happy to report that Treats From The Sea also known as Kindens Fresh is Best Ltd. from Lewisporte has a truck on the waterfront in St. John’s so if you are […]

24 05, 2016

Bring back the boot, says Nain seamstress seeking sealskin skills

May 24th, 2016|

Peggy Andersen, from Nain  wants to teach the traditional skills required to make black sealskin bottom boots, a dying skill in Labrador’s Inuit communities.

Peggy Andersen questions how the older […]

21 05, 2016

Legislating the blind spot: “The EU seal regime and the Newfoundland seal hunt” by Nikolas Sellheim

May 21st, 2016|

Legislating the blind spot : the EU seal regime and the Newfoundland seal hunt

In September 2009 the European Union adopted Regulation 1007/2009 on trade in seal products (Basic Regulation) […]

15 05, 2016

National Seal Day on the Hill – May 17

May 15th, 2016|

National Seal Day on the Hill took place today Tuesday May 17th on Parliament Hill in Ottawa, to show support for the sealing industry and CSA president Eldred Woodford […]