1204, 2021

Poor ice conditions affecting seal pupping

Harp and hooded seals are being seriously affected by poor ice conditions in the Gulf of St. Lawrence and waters surrounding Newfoundland and parts of Labrador according to DFO marine mammal researcher Dr. Garry Stenson. [...]

104, 2021

Seal Harvest Opening April 8

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 Thursday, April 8, 2021. The fishery [...]

2403, 2021

2021 Seal Quality, Handling, Health Workshops

In partnership with the Professional Fish Harvesters Certification Board (PFHCB), the Department of Fisheries, Forestry and Agriculture (FFA) will be delivering Seal Quality, Handling, Health Workshops virtually online beginning the week of March 29th. Workshops [...]

1003, 2021

2021 Commercial Sealer Workshops Online

2021 – Commercial Sealer Workshops Update: March 10 2021 2021 Personal Use Sealer Workshops DFO will be delivering online Humane Harvesting Workshops for persons interested in obtaining a Personal Use Seal licence. Workshops will be [...]

102, 2021

Canadian Seal Products website launches

A new online portal for all things seals has launched called Canadian Seal Products.  When you purchase from their online shop, you choose to support local communities by buying a sustainable and environmentally friendly, high [...]

2201, 2021

Seal Fishery Opening January 25

Seal Fishery Opening - January 25, 2021 The seal fishery will resume for commercial harvesters AND personal-use licenses this year, and is set to open on January 25th, 2021. FULL SEASON DETAILS BELOW DFO advises [...]

1412, 2020

Group Brings Awareness to Food Security

The Canadian Sealers Association applauds a new initiative from a provincial community group Sharing the Harvest who are concerned about provincial food security, sustainability and food sharing for those vulnerable sectors of our population. Yesterday, [...]

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