Positive Language for Trappers, Sealers in Latest Biodiversity Targets

Positive Language for Trappers, Sealers in Latest Biodiversity Targets

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When it comes to environmental treaties, nothing grabs news headlines these days like those addressing climate change, but there are…
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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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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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Should the Fur Trade Take UK Tabloids More Seriously?

Should the Fur Trade Take UK Tabloids More Seriously?

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Like most writers, those of us in public relations are prone to vanity. If we can choose between having an…
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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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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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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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