G7 Finance Ministers Snub Seal Dinner

February 9, 2010

During this week’s meeting of G7 Finance Ministers in the Canadian Arctic, Canada’s fishing interests came up with the brilliant idea to score political points by serving a seal-based feast. So they sat the finance ministers down on sealskin upholstered chairs, had them waited on by Inuit women—and every last minister refused to partake in the featured dish. Guardian coverage. Independent coverage.

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