The Canadian Seal
For hundred of years, sealing has been a sustainable source for food, clothing and health for many communities from Coast-to-Coast-to-Coast.
Traditional beliefs. Modern benefits.
Traditionally, after a hunt, the whole seal is used by the community and nothing would go to waste. Today, the products may have changed, but the practice of reducing waste remains the same.
Sustainability & Ecosystem Balance
The annual seal harvest contributes to marine biodiversity protection by supporting the conservation of fish and other marine species.
Culture & Livelihood
Sealing is a vital activity for ten of thousands of rural Canadians throughout the country. Seal hunt sustains northern and coastal communities nutritionally, culturally and economically.
Humane & Professional
Canada’s world-leading animal welfare standards, codes of practice, training and licensing programs ensure human harvesting and the highest quality products.
Many national and international conservation organizations have expressed their support of seal harvesting in Canada.