Canadian Public Opinion on a European Trade Ban on Seal Products and the Federal Government’s Support for Canada’s Commercial Seal Hunt

On the brink of an expected announcement by the European Commission regarding a proposal to ban the trade in seal products, a new poll conducted by Environics Research for the International Fund for Animal Welfare1 finds that the vast majority of Canadians believe the European Union should be allowed to restrict the trade in seal products.


Dr. Ralf (Perry) Sonntag, Country Director, Germany
Country Director, Germany
Sheryl Fink, Wildlife Campaigns Director, IFAW Canada
Wildlife Campaigns Director, IFAW Canada
Sonja Van Tichelen, Regional Director, European Union
Regional Director, European Union