Only One-in-Four Canadians Support the Seal Harvest

Just 9% are in favour of “hunting animals for sport”—the issue of zoos and aquariums is the most divisive. Vancouver, BC – Most Canadians are opposed to the seal harvest that takes place in Atlantic Canada, Quebec and the Arctic each year, a new Canada-wide Insights West poll has found. In the online survey of… Read more »

Rural British Columbians Oppose Trophy Hunting of Grizzly Bears

Practically three-in-four voters in five rural British Columbia constituencies are opposed to the practice. Vancouver, BC – The majority of British Columbians living in rural ridings oppose trophy hunting of grizzly bears, a poll conducted by Insights West on behalf of the Commercial Bear Viewing Association has found. The results, based on a telephone study… Read more »

British Columbians Support Ban on All Grizzly Bear Hunting

Nine-in-ten welcome the provincial government’s decision to ban trophy hunting of grizzlies in the province. Vancouver, BC – Three-in-four British Columbians believe no grizzly bears should be hunted in the province, a new poll by Insights West conducted in partnership with Lush Fresh Handmade Cosmetics and the Commercial Bear Viewing Association has found. In the… Read more »