Tag Archives: shark fin soup

Municipal Shark Fin Bans

In light of the recent court decision to overturn the Toronto shark fin ban and Burnaby’s decision to point decision power to provincial and federal bodies, a lot of folks have been asking us about what we think about municipal shark fin bans: “When it comes to legislation, cities and all jurisdictions should see their […]

2012 Wins & 2013 Plans

An exciting 2012 for Shark Truth – Happy Hearts Love Shark wedding campaign diverted 20,000 bowls of shark fin soup and expanded to Hong Kong; The Original Szechuan Chongqing Seafood Restaurant joined the #OceanWise and #FinFree programs as the first Chinese restaurant in Canada committing to sustainable seafood; more than 60 media coverages across Canada; and Shark Truth […]

Chongqing, First Restaurant Partner, Press Conference Recap

Press Release Recap On November 28, 2012, Vancouver Aquarium’s Ocean Wise program and Shark Truth proudly announced The Original Szechuan Chongqing Seafood Restaurant as both organizations’ first Chinese restaurant partner. At the press conference, more than 30 media outlets joined us to celebrate this groundbreaking moment for Chongqing and Vancouver’s restaurant industry. “By adopting a fin-free […]

The Original Szechuan Chongqing –First Fin Free & Ocean Wise Chinese Restaurant

Shark Truth’s Restaurant Campaign Unveiled The Original Szechuan Chongqing Seafood Restaurant has signed on to become Shark Truth’s first restaurant partner. The goal of Shark Truth’s restaurant campaign that launched earlier this year is to work with Chinese businesses to not only to get them to adopt a Fin Free policy but also to encourage […]

Brenda, an Entrepreneur with a Happy Heart for Sharks

As a participant of the Happy Hearts Love Sharks (HHLS) wedding contest last year, Brenda Lo was inspired to take an eco-friendly approach for her new business, HML Trading Services. Originally from Hong Kong, Brenda feels compelled to support shark conversation given that HK is one of the world’s largest importers of shark fins. Brenda […]