IFAW Statement: Time for a real debate on the commercial seal hunt

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The International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW www.ifaw.org) commends Senator Mac Harb for re-introducing a bill to end the commercial seal hunt and is hopeful a rational debate about it will finally happen in Canada.

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TORONTO
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Michelle Cliffe (IFAW CA)
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+1 647 986 4329
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Me, 05/02/2012
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My apologies for not getting an update posted sooner.

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See video

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