2705, 2024

Senate Report on Seal Populations Released: Video

The Standing Senate Committee on Fisheries and Oceans released its report on Canada’s seal populations and their effect on Canada’s fisheries today, titled Sealing the Future: A Call to Action. The Fish, Food, and Allied Workers Union [...]

2703, 2024

Seal Harvest Opens April 8

Seal Fishery Re-Opening - April 8, 2024 DFO advises Newfoundland and Labrador Seal harvesters that the Commercial and Personal Use Seal fishery will re-open in Sealing Areas 4 to 23 and Sealing Areas 25 to [...]

1703, 2024

Time to review the bans

Thanks to Jane Adey and staff at CBC NL for this helpful article on opinions regarding the seal import ban by certain global jurisdictions.  An appeal for seal: Supporters say it's time to review bans [...]

2902, 2024

NEW: Sealers Workshops

The Professional Fish Harvesters Certification Board (PFHCB) will be delivering Humane Harvesting and Quality/Handling/Health Workshops virtually/online during the week of March 11th & 18th, 2024. Workshops will be delivered virtually/online using Zoom. Sessions will be [...]

2302, 2024

Seal Fishery Closing for Whelping and Nursing

Notice from The Department of Fisheries and Oceans NOTICE TO SEAL HARVESTERS Feb. 23, 2024 Seal Fishery Closing DFO advises that both the Commercial fishery and Personal Use fishery for Harp seals and Hooded seals [...]

2501, 2024

Obituary: Mark Small 1940 – 2024

The Canadian Sealers Association has lost one of its major figures with the death of past president Mark Small.  To show respect for Mark's contributions to the CSA, our home province, and the sealing communities [...]

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