Toronto Councillors Push for Ban on Shark Fins

Three Toronto councillors have proposed a ban on the sale of shark fin soup within the city. While local businesses say that a ban in one locality is unfair and will be ineffective, the councillors hope that the rest of the country will follow.

a snapshot of the video on the CTV page

The proposal follows a similar ban in Brantford, Ontario. If you are in Toronto, you can support the councillors’ efforts by signing the petition which has been co-organized by Rob Stewart, director of the award-winning movie Sharkwater and representatives of WildAid.

The following points in the CBC article from shark fin soup vendors show another side to this debate: Read the rest of this entry »

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