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.