Farmed Mink Are Domesticated, not “Captive Wildlife” as Activists Claim

Farmed Mink Are Domesticated, not “Captive Wildlife” as Activists Claim

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Raised by humans for more than 150 years, farmed mink are significantly different from their wild cousins and are now…
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Bad News for Activists: Most Canadians Still Support Wearing Fur, Reject Veganism

Bad News for Activists: Most Canadians Still Support Wearing Fur, Reject Veganism

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A major new public opinion poll shows that, despite decades of aggressive and misleading activist campaigning, most Canadians are still…
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PETA’s Golden Goose: Is It Serious About Ending Bearskins?

PETA’s Golden Goose: Is It Serious About Ending Bearskins?

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Like any advocacy group, People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) thrives on media attention, and when a campaign…
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What Is “Vegan Fashion” and How True Is the Hype?

What Is “Vegan Fashion” and How True Is the Hype?

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Animal activists want to drive all animal users out of business, so it pays for the fur trade to keep…
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How Our Views on Animal Use Form, and Why They Are Hard to Change

How Our Views on Animal Use Form, and Why They Are Hard to Change

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In his 2012 book The Righteous Mind: Why Good People Are Divided by Politics and Religion, social and cultural psychologist…
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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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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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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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US Legislators Should Be Promoting Natural Fur, Not Seeking to Ban It

US Legislators Should Be Promoting Natural Fur, Not Seeking to Ban It

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A troubling new trend among progressive legislators in the US is to virtue signal by proposing to ban the sale…
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David Suzuki Got It Wrong; Mink Farming Makes Sense

David Suzuki Got It Wrong; Mink Farming Makes Sense

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The following letter was first published by Powell River Peak in response to the January 30 article “David Suzuki and…
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Indigenous Fur Harvesters Speak Out Against Anti-Fur Campaigners

Indigenous Fur Harvesters Speak Out Against Anti-Fur Campaigners

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The following statement from the four signatories below was released to the media on Jan. 24, 2021. “Harvesting and trading…
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