May 2024

Senate Report on Seal Populations Released: Video

May 27th, 2024|

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, [...]

April 2024

March 2024

Seal Harvest Opens April 8

March 27th, 2024|

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 [...]

Time to review the bans

March 17th, 2024|

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 [...]

February 2024

NEW: Sealers Workshops

February 29th, 2024|

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 [...]

Seal Fishery Closing for Whelping and Nursing

February 23rd, 2024|

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 [...]

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