June 18: Canadians Support Inuit Seal Hunting


According to a poll conducted by TNS Canadian Facts, Canadians support seal hunting by both Inuit and non-Inuit hunters. Highlights:

  • 82% support a sustainable, humane Inuit seal harvest
  • 75% were aware that income earned from seal hunting is significant to the livelihoods of Inuit hunters
  • 85% believe that seals need to be managed to maintain or restore the abundance of important fish stocks.