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Toronto Bans Shark Fin Products

by LiveModern Webmaster last modified Jan 04, 2012 02:10 AM
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© Martin Reis It was a typical Toronto political scene; City Councillor Glenn De Baeremaeker flies a radio controlled shark balloon around the council chambers; speaker Nunziata jumps up and down, but in the end when it comes to a vote, a ban on shark fin products is passed by an astonishing 38 to 4, over the objections of Mayor Rob Ford and his closest supporters, now down to like three people. Mayor Ford said "I don't think it's in our purview to do that. If other councillors want to do it it's an open vote," as they all are in a system without political parties. ... Read the full story on TreeHugger






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