Canada Goose Forced to Stop Killing Coyotes for Fur Trim

TORONTO – Luxury jacket company Canada Goose today announced that it would begin to stop using new fur on its coyote fur-trimmed parkas starting in 2022. Instead, the company says it will implement a consumer buy-back program for fur, and use this “reclaimed” fur instead. National animal law advocacy organization Animal Justice is calling the move a stunning... Read more » Animal Justice
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Animal Justice Going to Court in Lawsuit Challenging Removal of Anti-Canada Goose Ads on TTC Shelters

Animal Justice has been granted intervener status in a case challenging the removal of anti-Canada Goose ads from Toronto transit shelters. The case could have broad implications for animals, and will decide whether animal advocates have the right to advertise on city property, or whether municipalities can discriminate against groups and individuals that speak up... Read more » Animal Justice
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Why 2019 Will Spell the Death of the Fur Industry

For years, animal advocates have been fighting to shut down the horrific fur industry. It’s been a long, hard battle, but major victories in 2018 for fur-bearing animals have proven that times are finally changing!

Over four million animals are killed for their fur in Canada every year, with global estimates reaching into the hundreds of millions. Most of these animals were confined on fur farms, where they spend their entire lives in small cages, and suffer both physically and mentally. Caged animals are known to cannibalize their cage-mates, exhibit stereotypic behaviours—indicative of mental distress, and self-mutilate due to the stress of confinement.

Animals are also trapped in the wild with extremely painful traps and snares. For example, leg-hold traps have been banned in 90 countries, but this bone-crushing device continues to be legally used in Canada. Animals caught in leg-hold traps are known to chew off their own limbs to escape, and can wait for ho…

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