Stop the Seal Hunt: Write a Letter
We urge opponants of the seal hunt to focus their energies squarely at the Canadian government, which sells furskins to Norway, Greenland, Germany and other countries, which sells seal flesh and offal to Europe and Asia, and which, since 1995, has spent tens of millions in Canadian dollars to subsidize seal processing and develop new markets for seal products.
People throughout the world — especially Canadians — should insist that the Canadian government stop the hunt subsidies immediately. Use the funds to build a real economic foundation for Newfoundlanders. Canada banned whale killing, and the economy adjusted. It's long past time to end the seal hunt. Respect marine life, and Newfoundland's human residents.
Pamela Wallin, Canadian Consulate General
1251 Avenue of the Americas
New York, NY, United States 10020-1175
The Right Honourable Stephen Joseph Harper
Office of the Prime Minister
80 Wellington Street
Ottawa, Ontario, Canada K1A 0A2