The Canadian Press

2015-06-12 | Seal Hunt

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The federal Fisheries department says fewer than forty thousand seals were landed during this year's East Coast commercial hunt, making it one of the lowest on record. Rebecca Aldworth of Humane Society International-Canada says the hunt was the lowest in two decades and should be phased out. (The federal government has defended and promoted the commercial seal hunt as humane, sustainable and well regulated. Aldworth says she again witnessed this year what she calls a cruel slaughter of young seals that often suffer before they die.)

Date: 2015-06-12
Placeline: MONTREAL.
Source: The Canadian Press
Length: 13 seconds

Transcript Prediction: << there are very few places in the world that are willing to buy Stihl products anymore and we think that it's time that Canada ended the commercial seal hunt and invested those subsidies in a fair transition program for sealer >>


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