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On 9/19/2014, we mailed 61,283 signatures to Prime Minister Harper showing your support for the end to the seal hunts. While we await a response, please continue to sign and share this petition to advocate for innocent seals.
Goal: 75,000 Progress: 68,014
Sponsored by: The Animal Rescue Site

In recent years, hundreds of thousands of Canada's seals have been killed in annual "seal hunts." The hunters beat helpless baby seals to death with clubs. The fishermen who perform these hunts make an average of one-twentieth of their incomes from seal hunting — this is not their livelihood.

The hunt starts again every April. We cannot allow this savage cruelty to continue. Sign the petition below telling Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to put an end to Canada's seal massacre.

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Dear Prime Minister Justin Trudeau:

I am outraged at Canada's bloody commercial slaughter of innocent seals. Each year, these precious creatures fall prey to the hands of selfish hunters—fisherman who use rifles and clubs to beat and kill seals. Baby seals are often the first to be targeted.

It's bad enough that seals are facing new challenges with global warming depleting their environment and food resources. The seal population is suffering greatly as a result of climate change, yet Canadian seal hunters pay no mind and forge ahead with their inhumane and savage attacks.

What's worse is that seals are being killed mainly so that their pelts can be sold to fashion houses. The fishermen who perform these hunts make an average of one-twentieth of their incomes from seal hunting—this is not their livelihood, and they have no regard for the future of the seals or what their actions could mean for the future of our planet.

We have a responsibility to take care of our environment and the creatures that inhabit it. The Canadian seal slaughter demonstrates some of the most environmentally unsustainable and blatantly inhumane actions imaginable. We cannot allow this savage practice to continue. Please take the necessary steps to ensure this barbaric hunt comes to a halt, permanently.

Petition Signatures


Jun 25, 2016 Sheila Karcher
Jun 25, 2016 Pat Loney
Jun 24, 2016 Dr. Connell Walker
Jun 24, 2016 nick blythe
Jun 24, 2016 Marjorie Falise
Jun 23, 2016 Alexander Yeung
Jun 23, 2016 Megan Tunstall
Jun 23, 2016 Melinda Renken
Jun 23, 2016 Divya Mehta
Jun 22, 2016 Jieun Bak
Jun 22, 2016 MORGAN JOHNSON
Jun 22, 2016 Marie-Pierre Rondia
Jun 22, 2016 KAREN MAUERMANN
Jun 22, 2016 CHRIS KULCZAK
Jun 22, 2016 Christina Stimmel
Jun 22, 2016 Kimberley Leal Carrizo
Jun 22, 2016 George Hwang
Jun 20, 2016 Irene & Bill Mauer
Jun 20, 2016 Annette Re
Jun 20, 2016 Rita Hammond
Jun 19, 2016 Jane Kohan
Jun 19, 2016 aida javaherian
Jun 19, 2016 RENATA FLIS
Jun 18, 2016 Angel Ricci
Jun 18, 2016 Katarina Lang
Jun 18, 2016 Elena Fedotova
Jun 17, 2016 (Name not displayed)
Jun 17, 2016 christina martin
Jun 17, 2016 (Name not displayed)
Jun 17, 2016 Oscar Maya
Jun 17, 2016 erato paris
Jun 17, 2016 Deborah Zarb-Cousin
Jun 17, 2016 Marina Simon
Jun 17, 2016 Anne Montarou
Jun 17, 2016 Berry Berkel
Jun 17, 2016 Debbie Wolf
Jun 16, 2016 (Name not displayed)
Jun 16, 2016 DALE KASMAN
Jun 15, 2016 Kendra Nerl
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Jun 15, 2016 Stefanie Jacklin
Jun 15, 2016 Angela Kubb
Jun 15, 2016 Lotta Larsen
Jun 15, 2016 Saleen Wallace
Jun 15, 2016 Jean-Marc Noyelle
Jun 15, 2016 Vera Camarinha
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Jun 14, 2016 MORERA Valérie
Jun 14, 2016 (Name not displayed)
Jun 14, 2016 Stephanie Davis

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