Canada bans import and export of shark fins

Here and Now Toronto

Canada is one of the largest importers of shark fins in the world, taking in 148,000 kg in 2018 alone. But that won't happen anymore. The federal government brought in a ban on importing and exporting shark fins. Rob Stewart would be proud, his parents say. The Canadian filmmaker and shark conservationist died in 2017 filming a follow up to his hit documentary 'Sharkwater,' and his parents have taken up his cause protecting sharks and the oceans. We speak with Brian and Sandy Stewart.

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