“Fur Fights Back!” It’s Time for a Strong Industry Communications Campaign

“Fur Fights Back!” It’s Time for a Strong Industry Communications Campaign

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Fur is under attack like never before. Hardly a week goes by without news of some brand dropping fur, or…
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BC Mink Farming Ban: Government Refuses Compensation for Devastated Families

BC Mink Farming Ban: Government Refuses Compensation for Devastated Families

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British Columbia’s Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Fisheries has yet to show any science to justify its drastic decision, last…
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Recycling Vintage Fur New Zealand Style

Recycling Vintage Fur New Zealand Style

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Jane Avery is a couture designer from Dunedin, New Zealand, known for her bespoke garments combining exotic fabrics with wild…
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Canadian Mink Farmers Will Fight Arbitrary Ban by BC Government

Canadian Mink Farmers Will Fight Arbitrary Ban by BC Government

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On November 5, Lana Popham, British Columbia’s Minister of Agriculture, Food and Fisheries, announced that the province “is beginning a…
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Are Researchers Just Looking for More Algonquin Wolves? If So, Why?

Are Researchers Just Looking for More Algonquin Wolves? If So, Why?

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In the Algoma Highlands of Northern Ontario, a group of retired local researchers are trying to trap, tag and collect…
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Master Furrier Panos Panagiotidis to Head New FurCanada Workshop

Master Furrier Panos Panagiotidis to Head New FurCanada Workshop

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As CEO of FurCanada I am thrilled to announce that our very own master furrier and production manager Panagiotis “Panos”…
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Calling Fashion Industry: Animal Welfare and Sustainability Are Like Chalk and Cheese

Calling Fashion Industry: Animal Welfare and Sustainability Are Like Chalk and Cheese

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Animal welfare and sustainability are both commendable goals for any company’s strategic plan, but they’re also like chalk and cheese….
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Furmark Ambassadors Report on Certification Program’s Reception

Furmark Ambassadors Report on Certification Program’s Reception

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The International Fur Federation (IFF) has appointed a range of fur industry “Ambassadors” as well as retained the services of…
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Canada Goose Retreats from Fur. We Should All Worry, Not Just Trappers

Canada Goose Retreats from Fur. We Should All Worry, Not Just Trappers

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The recent news that Canada Goose would stop trimming the hoods of its performance parkas with coyote fur by the…
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Call to Action! Save Great Britain’s Fur Retail Trade

Call to Action! Save Great Britain’s Fur Retail Trade

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Animal rightists have been badgering the UK government to ban the fur retail trade for years, and with their country…
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Making Fur Clothing Available in Different Ways

Making Fur Clothing Available in Different Ways

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I’ve loved fur clothing since I was a little girl, as well as animals. I was very lucky because my parents…
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A View from the Ivory Tower

A View from the Ivory Tower

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Pierre-Yves Daoust is a professor emeritus and adjunct professor of pathology and microbiology at the University of Prince Edward Island,…
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