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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Fur Institute of Canada Champions Humane and Sustainable Fur Production

Fur Institute of Canada Champions Humane and Sustainable Fur Production

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Okanagan Valley, British Columbia, is a unique experience for visitors with its high desert environment, vast orchards and lush vineyards. It…
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Sustainability: New Story Signals a Bright Future for Fur

Sustainability: New Story Signals a Bright Future for Fur

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The growing media and public interest in sustainability – especially among young people – provides an extraordinary opportunity for the…
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Top 5 Tasty Furbearers: Muskrat Stew and More

Top 5 Tasty Furbearers: Muskrat Stew and More

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The fur trade is criticized by activists for killing animals “just for their fur”, when in fact the list of…
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June Fur News: Canadian Fur History and Activist Vigils

June Fur News: Canadian Fur History and Activist Vigils

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Canada is celebrating its 150th anniversary of Confederation this year, and with it comes a lot of stories about Canadian…
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Why We Must Renew Our Support for Sealing

Why We Must Renew Our Support for Sealing

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Of all conflicts between advocates of sustainable use of wildlife and advocates of animal rights, none has been more enduring…
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March Fur News: Canada Goose IPO and Other Fur Retail Successes

March Fur News: Canada Goose IPO and Other Fur Retail Successes

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Fur retail had a great month in March! Let’s start with the Canada Goose IPO, which soared 27% on the…
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Fur in the News: July 2015 Roundup

Fur in the News: July 2015 Roundup

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The team over here at Truth About Fur had big plans to spend July loafing around at lakes, beaches, and…
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EU Sealing Policy Is Hypocritical, Anti-Democratic

EU Sealing Policy Is Hypocritical, Anti-Democratic

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The European Union recently announced that products made from seals hunted by Inuit people can continue to be sold in the…
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5 Reasons Why I Support the Canadian Seal Hunt

5 Reasons Why I Support the Canadian Seal Hunt

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Two years ago I went to NAFFEM, a large fur trade show in Montreal. I was invited as a blogger, to…
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Public Morals and Trade Bans: WTO Caves

Public Morals and Trade Bans: WTO Caves

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Public morals and their protection are certainly a concern for governments, but is the EU abusing its authority in using…
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