Canada bans import and export of shark fins | Canadian Geographic

The ban is one of several significant and long-awaited changes to the federal Fisheries Act that passed Tuesday, including new provisions to rebuild depleted fish stocks Source: Canada bans import and export of shark fins | Canadian Geographic Advertisements

Canada must protect Atlantic sharks, turtles

Media release from the David Suzuki Foundation: February 24, 2009 – The federal government must implement and enforce new methods to protect sea turtles and several shark species from Canada’s Atlantic longline swordfish and tuna fishery, according to the Ecology Action Centre and the David Suzuki Foundation. The two organizations will present a proposal Wednesday…