Shark Fin Bans Across Canada Praised, Challenged
Author: Sonja Puzic
August 18, 2012
"When Kerry Jang got married 18 years ago, his wedding guests dined on shark fin soup, a traditional Chinese delicacy his family served for generations to mark special occasions.
Now, the Vancouver city councillor is spearheading efforts to remove the pricey item from restaurant menus and banquets.
Jang is proposing that Vancouver and its neighbouring municipalities, Richmond and Burnaby, simultaneously introduce a shark fin ban, joining Canadian cities like Toronto and Nainamo, B.C., and several U.S. states, including California, Oregon and Hawaii."
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