Tag Archives: shark finning

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 […]

Press Statement: Vancouver, Richmond, Burnaby Announce Regional Shark Fin Ban

Press Statement from Shark Truth Regarding Regional Shark Fin Ban Announcement   VANCOUVER (August 15, 2012) — Following the announcement this morning by Vancouver City Councillor Kerry Jang for the cities of Vancouver, Richmond, and Burnaby to work on a regional shark conservation strategy, Shark Truth commends the leadership of the three cities and encourages […]

Release: Petition Launch for National Import Ban

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE NOVEMBER 25, 2011 PETITION LAUNCHES TO RAISE AWARENESS OF PLUMMETING SHARK POPULATIONS VANCOUVER – New Democrat Fisheries and Oceans Critic MP Fin Donnelly was joined today by award-winning director of Sharkwater, Rob Stewart, Shark Truth founder Claudia Li and UBC Marine Biologist, Dr. Harvey-Clark at “C” Restaurant, Vancouver‟s premiere sustainable seafood eatery […]

Harry and the Dragon

The annual Dragon Boat Festival attracts 100,000 visitors in Vancouver to honour the tradition of dragon boat racing. This weekend, Harry made another public debut at the festival with the of the Shark Truth team. We had a great time playing trivia games with everybody, talking about our favourite animal – the shark – and […]

‘Happy Hearts Love Sharks’ Press Conference

With only days away, Harry and the Shark Truth team are revving up to launch our ‘Happy Hearts Love Sharks’ Wedding Contest on March 28th, 2010 to encourage couples to Stop the Soup at their wedding and promote shark fin soup alternatives. Couples that pledge to Stop the Soup at their wedding can enter the contest […]