15 07, 2014

Feature: Sealed With A Kiss – sealskin inspired jewelry

July 15th, 2014|

Sealed with a Kiss is a unique genuine sealskin jewelry and accessories company owned by Tracy Hayley from Clarenville. It projects a contemporary take on traditional jewelry design and craft. Tracey tells us:

“Inspired by a piece of similar jewelry purchased by my mother in […]

7 07, 2014

Update: CSA at Standing Committee on Fisheries and Oceans

July 7th, 2014|

Update: Listen to the hearings:
Standing Committee on Fisheries and Oceans meets with the CSA: Study of Bill C-555

Audio of the hearing and meeting regarding the Study of Bill C-555, with the executive director of the Canadian Sealers Association, Frank Pinhorn,  and the Standing Committee […]

17 06, 2014

Coverage: Elliston Sealers Memorial official opening

June 17th, 2014|

June 25, 2014: –    New photos by Jim Winter have arrived of the new Sealers Memorial Center and can be seen here

June 20, 2014: Update: Hundreds turn out for unveiling of Sealers Memorial

Hundreds made the trip to this Trinity Bay town for the ceremony, […]

13 06, 2014

7.3 million and growing

June 13th, 2014|

“Highest levels observed since monitoring began in the 1950s” reports The Fisheries and Oceans Canada website.

Executive director Frank Pinhorn comments on the ongoing struggle with international export hurdles, politics and responds to the difficulties with this ice experienced by sealers at this year’s hunt, […]

19 05, 2014

Updates: WTO appeal decision

May 19th, 2014|

May 25, 2014 – Frank Pinhorn, executive director of the Canadian Sealers Association, is reminding the public of the European Union’s  hypocritical stand in light of a World Trade Organization’s ruling upholding the EU’s import ban on seal products based on what they say […]

14 05, 2014

Abacus Data Poll Reaction

May 14th, 2014|

Most Europeans don’t like “public morality” trade bans: Survey
“The WTO ban is based on the misconception… that Europeans are completely opposed to the seal hunt”


These sealskin creations were on display at the 2014 Northern Lights festival in Ottawa. A new survey shows that […]

6 05, 2014

Beware of online sealskin scams

May 6th, 2014|

St. John’s: There is news today that an online scam has duped some sealskin buyers in the province for thousands of dollars. The “seller” who went by the Facebook name of  “Dana Mitchell” from Corner Brook promised contacts she met online she could custom […]