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Humane Society not opposed to traditional Inuit sealing

Re: "It's a lot easier being 'green' on someone else's greenback, eh?" (The Hill Times, June 1, p. 17). Sheila Copps' column on the recent controversy over the governor general's seal meal is fraught with errors and misinformation. Humane Society International/Canada and other animal protection groups are not opposing traditional Inuit sealing—we object to the industrial-scale seal slaughter that occurs each spring off Canada's East Coast. They are two very different things, despite government attempts to blur the lines between the two.

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Humane Society not opposed to traditional Inuit sealing

Re: "It's a lot easier being 'green' on someone else's greenback, eh?" (The Hill Times, June 1, p. 17). Sheila Copps' column on the recent controversy over the governor general's seal meal is fraught with errors and misinformation. Humane Society International/Canada and other animal protection groups are not opposing traditional Inuit sealing—we object to the industrial-scale seal slaughter that occurs each spring off Canada's East Coast. They are two very different things, despite government attempts to blur the lines between the two.

  

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Friday, March 27, 2015
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