SaltWire; “Seal science on trial at Canadian senate hearings”

SaltWire; “Seal science on trial at Canadian senate hearings”

It’s been five months since the Atlantic Seal Science Task Team presented its report to Fisheries and Oceans minister Joyce Murray.

But on Oct. 20, the public had an opportunity to hear directly from several members of the team as they testified before the Senate Standing Committee on Fisheries and Oceans.

That committee, chaired by Newfoundland and Labrador Senator Fabian Manning, has launched a study on Canada’s seal populations and their effect on Canadian fisheries…

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