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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: 100,000 Progress: 71,967
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


Apr 23, 2018 Sandia Germenis
Apr 23, 2018 Berta Israel
Apr 22, 2018 Jim Kucelin
Apr 22, 2018 Marion Barbour
Apr 21, 2018 Sabrena Adams
Apr 20, 2018 Marianne Beames
Apr 20, 2018 Leslie Hixson
Apr 20, 2018 sandra zontrop
Apr 20, 2018 Margot Mantin
Apr 19, 2018 Angel Woytovich
Apr 19, 2018 Leslie Vanlessen
Apr 19, 2018 Tanja McDaniell
Apr 18, 2018 Daniele Nenz
Apr 18, 2018 CINDY LESPERANCE Just when I thought North American society was progressing... Please don't let claims to an antiquated "culture" hold Canada back. This is barbarism, and turning a blind eye keeps the entire civilization in the dark ages.
Apr 18, 2018 Cheri Brown
Apr 18, 2018 (Name not displayed)
Apr 18, 2018 Christine Fernando
Apr 18, 2018 genevier veronique
Apr 17, 2018 Robert T. Volbrecht
Apr 17, 2018 JM Cantino
Apr 17, 2018 R Kraft I have been signing petitions to stop slaughtering seals in Canada for over 20 years and nothing has changed. That is pretty disgusting and I am ashamed to be a Canadian. Stop the slaughter now!
Apr 17, 2018 Denise Griffin We will continue to speak out against this savage event that takes place in your country until you let the world know that seal hunts will no longer take place. This is utterly disgusting and barbaric, which doesn't say too much for you.
Apr 17, 2018 (Name not displayed)
Apr 17, 2018 Cindy Roberts
Apr 17, 2018 Margaret Sexauer
Apr 17, 2018 D. Elam Don't you realize that gentle creatures are more valuable alive than dead? Please finally put an end to this horrific event.
Apr 17, 2018 (Name not displayed)
Apr 17, 2018 Lucille Dumouchelle
Apr 17, 2018 april yates This is cruelty beyond image. How can anyone look at this beautiful, trusting souls and then MURDER them??? It is reprehensible. Please stop this evil now!
Apr 17, 2018 (Name not displayed) I have read of this barbaric "hunting" of baby seals with clubs for years - for all the reasons above, PLEASE stop this sad 'hunt' soon and permanently. Thank you very much for your attention to this letter.
Apr 17, 2018 Maura R Garibay
Apr 17, 2018 Susan Schwartz
Apr 17, 2018 Steve Tyler
Apr 17, 2018 karen hanna
Apr 17, 2018 DANIEL KALDERON boycott the sick evil barbaric shit evil hole =CANADA !!!
Apr 17, 2018 LEON WAGNER BOYCOTT CANADA !!LETS ASTOP THAT EVIL /CRIMES
Apr 17, 2018 Charlene Cooper
Apr 17, 2018 Maurna Winterer
Apr 17, 2018 Nicholas Collins
Apr 17, 2018 Amanda Collins
Apr 17, 2018 Peggy Weber
Apr 17, 2018 Genelda Peck
Apr 17, 2018 LINDA STITT
Apr 17, 2018 Rose Marie
Apr 17, 2018 Laurey LaMore
Apr 17, 2018 (Name not displayed)
Apr 17, 2018 Edward J Connolly Jr
Apr 17, 2018 Rachel Bassett
Apr 17, 2018 Elizabeth Makiewicz
Apr 17, 2018 Elisabeth Svensson

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