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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“Get on the Offensive” Says Rhode Island Furrier Dino Quaglietta

“Get on the Offensive” Says Rhode Island Furrier Dino Quaglietta

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The proposed fur ban in Rhode Island has been defeated. The bill, HB7361/SB246, which, if passed, would have banned the…
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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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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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Trapline Tales: Ramblings from a Lifetime of Trapping

Trapline Tales: Ramblings from a Lifetime of Trapping

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Looking back on a lifetime of trapping, I am reminded of some sticky and downright hilarious situations I have gotten…
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“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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