504, 2017

Interview: CSA President on The Broadcast

Listen to Eldred Woodford, the Canadian Sealers Association president who talks to host CBC radio host Jamie Fitzpatrick of The Broadcast show, on the current state of sealing and prospects for the future.

304, 2017

Update: Sealer Workshops for April

The Professional Fish Harvesters Certification Board, in partnership with DFO, will be delivering Humane Harvesting workshops throughout the province this coming April.    The Department of Fisheries and Aquaculture (DFA) has a memorandum of [...]

104, 2017

Notice to all sealers: MED Training

In response to discussions and questions online, the Canadian Sealers Association president, Eldred Woodford, would like to clarify it's position on MED training as a prerequisite needed for sealers on all commercial vessel sizes. "There [...]

1303, 2017

DFO To Count Harp Seal Population This Spring

Because of their huge numbers in our ecosystem, there will be a harp seal population count around Newfoundland and Labrador this spring. Department of Fisheries and Oceans says this will be the first scientific count since 2012. DFO [...]

703, 2017

Seal Fishery Closure

DFO advises that both the Commercial fishery and Personal Use fishery for Harp seals and Hooded seals will close in all areas to all Seal harvesters and all fleets based in Newfoundland and Labrador at [...]

1502, 2017

Have Your Say

Want to have your say about the sealing industry? If you are a sealer or a producer,  a craftsperson, consumer of seal products, or an advocate for or if against, maybe you can learn the [...]

1502, 2017

Support for the fur industry

The Canadian Sealers Association wants to show our support to the fur industry and especially the fashion industry that still supports fur traders worldwide. Below is a piece from a UK newspaper in the latest attempt [...]