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City Council Votes 13-2 to Ban Sale, Possession of Shark Fins


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Author: Jason Markusoff

Source: Calgary Herald

July 16, 2012

"CALGARY — Shark fin soup has been called pricey, extravagant and flavourless. This October, it will become illegal in Calgary.

Council voted 13-2 Monday to ban the possession of shark fins in the city. It’s following the lead of several North American jurisdictions using legislation to denounce a practice many call barbaric: “finning.”

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