A glance at the Magdalen's Islands Seal Hunters Association

 ACIPM was founded in the early 1960s and incorporated in 1983. 

The role of the ACIPM is to promote the rights and interests of the Islands' sealers; to encourage sound management practices, based upon sound scientific research to ensure the sustainability of the seal populations; to promote development and marketing of seal products.

The ACIPM works with all relevant groups, both governmental and private sector, to achieve the above mentioned goals. The ACIPM is a member of the Fur Institute of Canada