The Canadian Sealers Association is actively seeking clarification on recent public announcements in reference to the sale and import of seal products to Russia, Belarus and Kazakhstan and are pleased to hear today, December 22, that the Minister of International trade, Honourable Ed Fast, has raised concerns over the matter and requested clarification from Russia and elsewhere. If you have any questions regarding this issue and story, please email us.
December 24th: CBC online story here
December 23, Globe and Mail related story:
Newfoundland and Labrador is urging Ottawa to push back against a reported seal-pelt ban in Russia and two other countries, acknowledging that the loss of market access would have “huge implications” for the sealing industry.
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