PLEASE NOTE: These workshops are now finished and if we have more information on new ones before the 2016 sealing season commences, we will let you know here on this page.
The 2015 Fall Humane Harvesting Workshops for Commercial Sealers Schedule dates and locations have been finalized. The course will be delivered and conducted by the Professional Fish Harvesters Certification Board (PFHCB) and the Canadian Sealers Association (CSA). These workshops are mandatory to attend to get your 2016 sealing license.
The 2015 Commercial Seal Licence Holder Humane Harvesting Workshop Registration form is here to download and print out (PDF Format)
Please choose from the province wide locations below that is nearest you.
2015 Humane Harvesting Workshops for Commercial Sealers
October 5 – 16, 2015
All Sessions Begin at 9.00 am
Baie Verte Tuesday, October 13th Baie Vista Inn
Cartwright Tuesday, October 6th St. Peters Parish Hall
Clarenville Thursday, October 15th Clarenville Inn
Cow Head Tuesday, October 6th Shallow Bay Motel
Deer Lake Wednesday, October 14th Deer Lake Motel
Gander Friday, October 16th Gander Hotel
Goose Bay Wednesday, October 14th Hotel North Two
Grand Falls– Windsor Thursday, October 8th Mt. Peyton Hotel
L’anse au Loup Thursday, October 8th Harbour Authority
Plum Point Tuesday, October 13th Plum Point Motel
Port Hope Simpson Wednesday, October 7th Alexis Hotel
St. Anthony Monday, October 5th Fire Hall
St. John’s Friday, October 16th Ramada Inn
Stephenville Wednesday, October 7th Days Inn
Twillingate Wednesday, October 7th Lions Club
Whitbourne Friday, October 9th Lions Club
For more information on what a Sealer’s Information Session is about click here to read a PDF document from the Department of Fisheries and Aquaculture and they have also published a brochure on what is covered in a training session for harvesting, handling, storage and transportation requirements. Read more here.