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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Ontario Trappers’ Public Education Campaign Off to Strong Start

Ontario Trappers’ Public Education Campaign Off to Strong Start

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A billboard campaign by Ontario trappers to raise public appreciation of their role in wildlife management has so far been…
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Fur Fights Back: Ontario Trappers Launch New Public Education Campaign

Fur Fights Back: Ontario Trappers Launch New Public Education Campaign

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Hoping that trapping associations across Canada will be inspired to follow suit, the Ontario Fur Managers Federation (OFMF) is launching…
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Doug Chiasson: What Does the Fur Institute’s New ED Bring to the Table?

Doug Chiasson: What Does the Fur Institute’s New ED Bring to the Table?

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Last April 4, Doug Chiasson assumed the post of executive director of the Fur Institute of Canada, an independent entity founded…
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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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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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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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British Columbia Fur Design School to Stress First Nations Roots

British Columbia Fur Design School to Stress First Nations Roots

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A fresh opportunity is coming soon for future designers to receive a holistic education on working with fur, against a…
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It’s Not Wearing Fur that’s “Immoral”. It’s Israel’s Proposed Fur Ban

It’s Not Wearing Fur that’s “Immoral”. It’s Israel’s Proposed Fur Ban

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The Israeli Government recently announced that permits for the importation, fabrication or sale of fur will no longer be issued,…
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D’Arcy Moses: First Nations Heritage Inspires Modern Fur Designs

D’Arcy Moses: First Nations Heritage Inspires Modern Fur Designs

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If you are looking for a designer who incarnates the Canadian fur trade’s rich cultural mosaic, D’Arcy Moses is an…
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Love and Trapping in the Yukon

Love and Trapping in the Yukon

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Let me tell you first that a life of trapping in the Yukon was never something I’d intended. In fact,…
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