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Stop Canada's Cruel Seal Hunt ! PLEASE TAKE ACTION ! !


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Cher
- 3003 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
Canada's 2011 commercial harp seal hunt has begun, and the government of Canada has sanctioned the slaughter of 400,000 baby seals.



   

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Ben O (128)
Tuesday April 5, 2011, 5:29 am
Signed! (Petition number 58 I guess...)
 

Laura H (950)
Tuesday April 5, 2011, 5:33 am
Noted and signed; like many here I have signed many MANY petitions, sent letters, made phone calls...I haven't been to Canada for almost 20 years now.
We have to keep fighting...

Thank you Cher.
 

Elsie Au (259)
Tuesday April 5, 2011, 5:44 am
Done.
 

ANA MARIJA R (200)
Tuesday April 5, 2011, 6:12 am
Done!
ty
 

Past Member (0)
Tuesday April 5, 2011, 6:13 am
signed and noted,thanks
 

Bill K (3)
Tuesday April 5, 2011, 7:07 am
but most importantly please boycott all Canadian seafood, including Red Lobster. it's the Canadian fishing industry and Canadian fishermen's unions who support sealing.
 

liz c (827)
Tuesday April 5, 2011, 8:04 am
noted and letter sent.
 

Regina P (63)
Tuesday April 5, 2011, 8:25 am
Noted & signed. Thank you.
 

(0)
Tuesday April 5, 2011, 8:34 am
Signed, thanks.
 

Vicynthia Tjahjadi (57)
Tuesday April 5, 2011, 9:05 am
Signed and noted. Thanks.
 

Andrea Nemec (213)
Tuesday April 5, 2011, 9:05 am
Noted and signed! Thanks!
 

. (0)
Tuesday April 5, 2011, 9:28 am
Signed & noted
 

Cindy C (125)
Tuesday April 5, 2011, 9:37 am
noted and signed aw the poor little things
 

Sanja T (154)
Tuesday April 5, 2011, 9:38 am
noted... and signed
 

Judith K (93)
Tuesday April 5, 2011, 10:13 am
done
 

Past Member (0)
Tuesday April 5, 2011, 10:13 am
Signed and noted. Thanks, Cher!
 

Heidi L (88)
Tuesday April 5, 2011, 10:15 am
Signed and noted
 

Past Member (0)
Tuesday April 5, 2011, 10:47 am
Armand, You signed on April 4, 2011.
Your signature has been delivered to:
Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper
 

Ira M (211)
Tuesday April 5, 2011, 11:02 am
Signed and noted. Thank you!
 

may Howie (246)
Tuesday April 5, 2011, 11:15 am
signed and noted
 

Mireille Picron (46)
Tuesday April 5, 2011, 11:19 am
Already signed.
 

Carol H (229)
Tuesday April 5, 2011, 12:15 pm
already signed, noted. thanks Cher
 

JOHNLEWIS HODDINOTT (77)
Tuesday April 5, 2011, 12:19 pm
NOTED AND SIGNED ,THANKS
 

Shannon Hudgens (18)
Tuesday April 5, 2011, 12:20 pm
signed and noted!
 

Natividad P (104)
Tuesday April 5, 2011, 12:29 pm
Noted and signed. This is crazy and totally savage, has no meaning and must be stopped now! We have to keep fighting until we get it. Thank you Cher
 

Lilo Prinz (23)
Tuesday April 5, 2011, 12:35 pm
signed!
 

Sadia B (0)
Tuesday April 5, 2011, 12:37 pm
already signed, thanks!
 

Alet Coetzee (59)
Tuesday April 5, 2011, 12:50 pm
Signed!
 

Nancy sands (448)
Tuesday April 5, 2011, 1:13 pm
n/s from ns
 

. (0)
Tuesday April 5, 2011, 1:23 pm
Signed.
 

Jules B (91)
Tuesday April 5, 2011, 1:31 pm
Signed thanks x
 

Constance F (418)
Tuesday April 5, 2011, 1:37 pm
I must have easliy signed 30 petitions for Canadian seals, and sent emails. Is anyone listening?!
 

donald Baumgartner (6)
Tuesday April 5, 2011, 1:57 pm
Signed!!
 

Sue Stubbs (6)
Tuesday April 5, 2011, 2:07 pm
signed
 

Jason Green (235)
Tuesday April 5, 2011, 2:09 pm
signed thank you
 

Sandy G (35)
Tuesday April 5, 2011, 2:11 pm
Signed!
 

Justin R (0)
Tuesday April 5, 2011, 2:13 pm
Signed.
January 12, 2011 Canadian Fisheries Minister Gail Shea and Labrador Fisheries Minister Clyde Jackman announced that China has agreed to buy seal meat and seal oil from Canada.

Shea: "They don't get a lot of return from the sale of meat and oil, but what we are hoping to do because China is such a large market is work with our industry to support them in developing new products … so there is a lot of optimism in the industry today."

Magdalen Islands Sealers' Association head Denis Longuépée: "With this signing this morning, we're happy that countries like China decided not to follow those other countries, and sign with Canada. The population is so high in China that if everybody buys some pelt or product from seal, we won't have to trade anymore with Europe. So it's good news for us.”

Shea said the deal between Canada and China will be signed (that following) Thursday.

For full details: http:/www.cbc.ca/news/canada/montreal/stroy/2011/01/12/nl-china-seal-112.html

RE: details: You have to be fast as such stories are quickly removed from their efiles.

 

Jennifer M (78)
Tuesday April 5, 2011, 2:28 pm
Just terrible :( Signed and noted. Thanks
 

Tim Redfern (581)
Tuesday April 5, 2011, 2:29 pm
Your signature has been delivered to: Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper

Thanks, Cher.
noted.
 

Helle H (21)
Tuesday April 5, 2011, 2:31 pm
I sign every petitions against the seal-slaughter in Canada, hoping they'll find out how disgusting it is too all other people around the world.
 

Krasimira B (175)
Tuesday April 5, 2011, 2:35 pm
Signed...
 

MarietteAWAY G (175)
Tuesday April 5, 2011, 2:38 pm
Already signed. Thanks Cher!
 

. (0)
Tuesday April 5, 2011, 2:44 pm
What could a country do with so much slaughtered seal? Who do they sell it to? This is a trading issue that has to be dismantled.
 

Erin R (181)
Tuesday April 5, 2011, 2:45 pm
signed
#9,204
 

Past Member (0)
Tuesday April 5, 2011, 2:46 pm
Already signed.
 

Erin R (181)
Tuesday April 5, 2011, 2:50 pm
my mistake... # 9,262
 

desanka s (416)
Tuesday April 5, 2011, 2:51 pm
Already signed. TY Cher
 

Lisa Neste (202)
Tuesday April 5, 2011, 3:00 pm
Signed. Thanks!
 

Olive Tassell (7)
Tuesday April 5, 2011, 3:01 pm
Harper has kept Canada looking like murders for years now even offering seal meat in Parliament. The few bloody jobs it does provide do not make the hunt any more acceptable which other parties would leave to believe. End the hunt offer retraining for all involved from the drunken sealer clubbing pups to those in it's disgusting factories.
 

Olive Tassell (7)
Tuesday April 5, 2011, 3:05 pm
I live in Canada, but think the world should ban Canadian products in response to the government quota. The sea ice is melting rapidly and the numbers of seals is declining. Canada and Harper deserve a swift kick in the rear, hopefully a change in government anything would be an improvement.
 

Ana F (128)
Tuesday April 5, 2011, 3:31 pm
SIGNED # 9.665
 

Lidia E F (8)
Tuesday April 5, 2011, 3:38 pm
Noted,and signed.
 

Rhonda Maness (580)
Tuesday April 5, 2011, 3:40 pm
Signed
Thanks Cher
 

D C K (18)
Tuesday April 5, 2011, 4:27 pm
signed and noted, and proud member of IFAW!
 

Gillian M (218)
Tuesday April 5, 2011, 4:28 pm
#10,159 12:27 am April 6 Gillian United Kingdom.
 

Barbara V (51)
Tuesday April 5, 2011, 4:49 pm
People have signed on this issue for a long, long time. WHY, with all the healthy opposition against this evil, hasn't something been DONE by now? Is signing on it not having an effect? What will it take to bring this issue to task? How can one stupid, stubborn Canadian Prime Minister turn his back on the outcries of the world's people against such despicable slaughter?
 

Chrisy S (16)
Tuesday April 5, 2011, 5:38 pm
I too have signed so many petitions against this barbaric act. I do not understand why Canada continues, i'm sure many Canadians are against it too.
 

Michael Carney (217)
Tuesday April 5, 2011, 6:39 pm
Again, noted, and gladly signed...
 

Nelson B (0)
Tuesday April 5, 2011, 6:59 pm
Barbaric practice by a supposedly civilized society.
 

Ruth McD (839)
Tuesday April 5, 2011, 7:10 pm
Signed. Why is it so hard to stop this massacre of seals. All these people have such cold hearts!
 

Lori K (56)
Tuesday April 5, 2011, 8:22 pm
Poor seals. It's horrendous that this massacre is still legal!
 

Lisa Zarafonetis (168)
Tuesday April 5, 2011, 8:40 pm
Signed & Shared on Facebook!!! :(
 

gloria c (7)
Tuesday April 5, 2011, 9:15 pm
so gorgeous.
 

Dogan Ozkan (5)
Tuesday April 5, 2011, 9:20 pm
noted shared... already signed
 

Parvez Zuberi (7)
Wednesday April 6, 2011, 12:28 am
Noted and signed
 

gerlinde p (161)
Wednesday April 6, 2011, 12:39 am
signed ty
 

Irene Leggett (0)
Wednesday April 6, 2011, 1:13 am
Canada and China, a marriage made in hell. Both countries carrying out sadistic, barbaric bloodbaths to satisfy man's greed; Canada the seals and as for China, well anything that moves and breathes literally is fair game for them to slaughter. Shame on both countries that obviously have no compassion, ethics, morals or empathy.
 

Julie P (54)
Wednesday April 6, 2011, 3:14 am
Signed. Thank you, Cher.
When will this abominable slaughter end?
 

. (0)
Wednesday April 6, 2011, 3:51 am
noted and signed, thanks
 

JustaHuman Here (53)
Wednesday April 6, 2011, 4:31 am
How many years people are making these useless petitions and Canda does not give a damn?
 

Lindsey Williams (234)
Wednesday April 6, 2011, 5:57 am
Signed and noted thank yoU!
 

Kay M (347)
Wednesday April 6, 2011, 6:36 am
done.
 

Past Member (0)
Wednesday April 6, 2011, 6:36 am
already signed and noted
 

JOHNLEWIS HODDINOTT (77)
Wednesday April 6, 2011, 7:18 am
NOTED AND SIGNED THANKS
 

Valerie H (133)
Wednesday April 6, 2011, 7:22 am
# 13,728......how many of these petitions do we have to sign to stop this embarrassment to Canadians....STOP MURDERING our seals Steven Harper!!!!!!!!!
 

Past Member (0)
Wednesday April 6, 2011, 8:00 am
BOYCOTT ALL CANADIAN "EVERYTHING".......DON'T VISIT A COUNTRY THAT KILLS LIKE THEY DO AND THAT INCLUDES MY OWN, unfortunately.
 

Bruno Moreira (61)
Wednesday April 6, 2011, 8:34 am
signed and noted!! Thanks
 

Past Member (0)
Wednesday April 6, 2011, 10:24 am
It is pathetic that the Canadian people do not stand against this brutality. Their lack of empathy is apauling. I have signed soo many petitions and they seem to be in vein because the powers that be as well as the citizens that reside in this country do nothing to get this stopped. Steven Harper has surpassed the point of being human. He is the lowest and poorest excuse of a political official. It has been said that the wheels of justice turn slowly in Canada because they don't like change. Well the wheels of justice have stopped for the seal. Until the canadian people take their heads out of their asses as demand Harper to stop this horrible cruelty nothing will ever change. Be a man, Harper, and stop this. And stand up for what is right you unempathetic Canadian jerks. You can get this stopped if you took a stand against this worthless cruelty. I refuse to buy anything Canadian produced. Why support a country that doesn't have a spine and will not stand up for what is right.
 

Lin Penrose (92)
Wednesday April 6, 2011, 11:06 am
Thanks Cher. As many others a have said, I also have signed more petitions against seal hunting in Canada for so many years I have lost faith that it could happen. Interesting, murdering Harp Seals and PM S. HARPer allowing it.
 

Lin Penrose (92)
Wednesday April 6, 2011, 11:10 am
I forgot to add to the above, I signed #14,909/25,000 on this petition. I also want to add that Canada has a great many Wonderful, Caring citizens of the environment and other life they share the country and seas with, and I thank you.
 

liz meesters (176)
Wednesday April 6, 2011, 12:34 pm
signed & noted, thanks
 

Alison A (244)
Wednesday April 6, 2011, 1:48 pm
Signed and noted, thanks Cher.
 

Eternal Gardener (734)
Wednesday April 6, 2011, 5:23 pm
Action taken!
 

Tim L (0)
Wednesday April 6, 2011, 5:23 pm
signed & noted, thanks
 

Ruth C (87)
Wednesday April 6, 2011, 6:55 pm
Signed, boycott Canada!!!
 

Rebecca Lynn D (21)
Wednesday April 6, 2011, 8:31 pm
Signed, sealed and delivered. I swear to this.......... As long as I am still breathing, I will do everything in my power to put an end to cruelty, abuse, slaughtering innocents, animal holocausts, factory farming and the bludgeoning to death of millions of these precious and sentient creatures. I wonder if these murderers are haunted by the screams of mommas trying to protect their babies? I wonder how they can look into those sweet, brown eyes while raising their hakapicks meant to crack skulls? Does the once pristine white snow, now stained red bother them at all? GOD DAMNIT, LEAVE YOUR HANDS OFF THOSE INNOCENT CREATURES!!! I CAN ONLY HOPE THAT YOU WILL ONE DAY KNOW THE PAIN AND SUFFERING YOU HAVE CAUSED!
 

William Ford (1)
Wednesday April 6, 2011, 9:14 pm
If any animal ought to be killed, some people around world will be killed too. Save one animal, save one person.
 

Kristiina K (15)
Thursday April 7, 2011, 2:21 am
N&S
 

Kulwant Singh (1)
Thursday April 7, 2011, 2:21 am
One can understand some barbarians in some underdeveloped country doing such things....what is wrong with you supposedly advanced society, a rich country like Canada?

Humans are and will always remain animals! White skin or Black or Brown.

Stop the barbaric practice immediately!

 

Melissah C (389)
Thursday April 7, 2011, 2:46 am
signed
 

Janin S (25)
Thursday April 7, 2011, 6:37 am
Noted, signed, thanks
 

Danica R (0)
Thursday April 7, 2011, 8:14 am
SIGNED!
 

Danica R (0)
Thursday April 7, 2011, 8:15 am
SIGNED!
 

Lynne Buckley (0)
Thursday April 7, 2011, 10:10 am
Signed
 

Past Member (0)
Thursday April 7, 2011, 10:21 am
done.
 

Dynelle M (13)
Thursday April 7, 2011, 10:46 am
Signed, noted. Thanks!
 

Ruth R (246)
Thursday April 7, 2011, 1:28 pm
noted signed
 

emilia Boccagna (15)
Saturday April 9, 2011, 7:26 am
signed
 

Ana O (0)
Saturday April 9, 2011, 11:40 am
Signature number 28,295. Thanks for sharing!!
 

Hannah H (98)
Saturday April 9, 2011, 12:03 pm
Noted & signed!
 

Dianne D (490)
Sunday April 10, 2011, 10:22 am
Petition signed April 5th.
 

SANDRA R (145)
Thursday April 21, 2011, 2:59 am
Noted and signed. Thank you Cher.
 

All Paws Matter (0)
Tuesday April 26, 2011, 1:44 pm
Today, I am ashamed to be Canadian...Something must be done to stop this slaughter that occurs every year with my goverment's blessing!
Make this an election issue... Peerhaps then we will see some change!
 

alicia m (97)
Sunday May 1, 2011, 3:57 am
noted, signed, also please sign:

http://www.animalsaustralia.org/take_action/petitions/canadian-seal-hunt/

gracias
 

Jane Parker (70)
Thursday September 1, 2011, 5:58 am
Missed petition.
 
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