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Justin Trudeau, Stop the Seal Hunt!

For 150 years, the Canadian government has allowed the cruel seal hunt to go on. It's time to end it.

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    Animals are a lot more like us than some people like to admit.  They think, feel, love and can…Read More

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The seal hunt is so crazy. Why does this practice go on?

Demand For Seal Products Has Fallen—So Why Do Canadians Keep Hunting?

Not long after European settlers established a commercial seal industry in Canada in the early 1500s, business was booming. Back in the day, seal oil was sold in the Old World for use as a machine lubricant. And later, demand for newly in-vogue fur meant that hundreds of thousands of harp seals were killed each year in the Gulf of St. Lawrence and…Read More
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