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Newmarket mulls petition to ban shark fin soup

Newmarket’s Chinese restaurants may soon have one less item on their menus if Sarah Samwel can convince the town’s council to ban shark fin soup. The 20-year-old University of Toronto student brought a petition calling for the ban to her hometown’s inclusivity committee on Nov. 8.

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City mulls ban of shark fin soup

Some consider it a delicacy, it can cost up to $200 a serving and, if some city councillors have their way, it may soon be banished from Toronto’s restaurants. The move to ban shark fin soup in the city is now in the hands of the municipal licensing and standards committee after a council meeting last week that pushed the issue ahead.