The fight to save the seal hunt

The fight to save the seal hunt

The fight to save the seal hunt started the moment the first seal was harvested off the coast of Newfoundland, but the real battles began when celebrity animal rights activists took up the cause. The Telegram has covered the hunt, and the fight, for many years. Here is a selection of our most recent stories.

During a People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) event, comedian Mark Critch offers Pamela Anderson (in sunglasses) a cheque Tuesday afternoon in exchange for giving up her acting career. The PETA event was interrupted by the comedian as they tried to offer $1 million to end the seal hunt. — Photo by Keith Gosse/The Telegram

EU throws out appeal on seal product ban

October 04, 2013 - 4 h 30

The news came in a statement out of Luxembourg Thursday.

In 2009, the European Parliament originally decided to disallow seal products from Canada into the European market, except in the case...

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Food writer a new fan of seal

May 15, 2013 - 9 h 55

Seal meat has a new, influential fan - the food writer for Canada’s largest circulation newspaper.

“It was delicious,” The Toronto Star’s Michele Henry said. “Honestly, I don’t understand...

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Crossroads on the ice floes

April 12, 2013 - 7 h 40

The International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) may have decided to stay off the ice this year and not monitor the seal hunt, but there are still watchful eyes out there. Rebecca Aldworth with Humane...

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Crossroads on the ice floes