406, 2018

OPINION: Stop the exploitation of our people.

Let's treat the activities of the International Animal Welfare groups  as a "project" with socio-economic impacts that need to be assessed. Currently the Fisheries Act is used to manage these impacts, with a licensing scheme [...]

2205, 2018

May 22 is National Seal Day

Today the 2018 National Seal Products Day will have the main event with a fashion show and Industry Dinner in Ottawa, ON, as well as a reception, pop-up sale, and speeches from Industry partners to [...]

805, 2018

Could a seal cull help cod recover?

Eldred Woodford, president of the Canadian Sealers Association, responded to the question that has been asked many times in recent years: Could a seal cull help cod recover?  Mr. Woodford  said he would for an all-out seal [...]

404, 2018

2018 Seal Harvest Opening Date Announcement

DFO advises Newfoundland and Labrador Seal harvesters that the seal fishery will re-open in Sealing Areas 4 to 23 and Sealing Areas 25 to 27 at 0600 hours on April 9. This fishery will open [...]