Canadian Ambassador BSes Way Through International Seal Products Meeting

Earth First! Newswire

By Trashy / Earth First! Newswire

Guy Saint-Jacques, Canada’s ambassador to China, was called to task on Tuesday by an international group of animal welfare advocates. The meeting of Chinese experts, NGOs, and individuals was meant to open a dialogue between Canada and the rest of the world, which views its seal hunt as outrageous and cruel. The Canadian ambassador had other plans.

Canada’s horrible seal products industry is the source of international condemnation, as around 400,000 baby seals are clubbed each year. The instrument of slaughter is typically the hakapik, a long, thick club with sharp spikes at the end. The baby seals suffer terribly, and are often skinned alive.

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