Court Enforces Trade Ban

A federal judge has upheld Environment Canada’s powers to seize artifacts under an international treaty outlawing trade in endangered species. The ruling followed an appeal by a Northwest Territories collector who tried to import antique whalebone carvings that predate the commercial whaling ban: “I wouldn’t do this again”.

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