In the News

Below is a collection of media stories related to our campaign work.

2020

Victoria Animal News (November 19, 2020)
A billboard to Spark a Needed Conversation

Globe and Mail (November 15, 2020)
Rethink mink: Denmark’s COVID outbreak linked to fur farms should worry Canadians

Alberni Valley News (September 16, 2020)
City of Port Alberni learns to coexist with beavers

CBC (September 5, 2020)
Shooting of bear in North Vancouver ignites debate over lethal force by Conservation Officers

InfoNews.ca (August 26, 2020)
$1,000 reward for tips after black bear found gutted and discarded in West Vancouver

CTV (August 25, 2020)
Bear carcass with missing organs found in West Vancouver

Castanet (August 25, 2020)
$1K reward offered to aid investigation of black bear poaching

North Shore News (August 25, 2020)
‘Smell of death’ leads to discovery of poached bear on the North Shore

Coast Reporter (August 25, 2020)
Advocacy group seeks formal investigation into orphaned fawns debacle

CBC (August 25, 2020)
Bear found slaughtered with organs removed in West Vancouver

CTV News (August 5, 2020)
Illegal trap used on Richmond skunk, wildlife care society says

Richmond News (August 5, 2020)
Young skunk illegally trapped, killed in Richmond: Reward offered

Castanet (August 4, 2020)
Illegal trap tortures young skunk, reward offered by non-profit

Delta Optimist (July 20, 2020)
Humans have to learn to live with urban wildlife

The Province (July 12, 2020)
Op-ed – Jan Hajek, Robert Reynolds and Lesley Fox: We have not paid enough attention to what is happening on fur farms in BC

Vancouver Sun (July 12, 2020)
Op-ed – Jan Hajek, Robert Reynolds and Lesley Fox: We have not paid enough attention to what is happening on fur farms in BC

Castanet – Kelowna News (July 10, 2020)
Op-ed Time to ban leg-hold traps

Global News TV Vancouver (July 9, 2020)
Rewards offered for info in suspected cases of animal cruelty

MyCowichanValleyNow (June 23, 2020)
Reward Offered in Investigation of Dismembered Bears on Vancouver Island

Times Colonist (June 18, 2020)
Black bear carcasses found near Campbell River were not cubs: officers

Nanaimo Bulletin (June 16, 2020)
B.C. advocacy group offers $1,000 reward for information on bear remains disposed in Campbell River

Castanet (June 10, 2020)
$1,000 reward offered after 2 bears shot, left on side of highway

Coast Reporter (June 3, 2020)
Orphaned fawns moved to wildlife centre after outcry

Maple Ridge News (May 29, 2020)
Reward for info on trapped raccoon rises to $6,000

Delta Optimist (May 28, 2020)
Reward in Beach Grove raccoon cruelty case reaches $6,000

Maple Ridge News (May 25, 2020)
$2,000 reward for info on suburban trap after raccoon dies

Castanet (May 23, 2020)
Skinned beaver left in park

Delta Optimist (May 22, 2020)
Reward offered after raccoon trapped in Beach Grove is euthanized

Richmond News (May 22, 2020)
Skinned beaver in Richmond prompts reward

Daily Hive (May 22, 2020)
Animal rights groups offer reward after skinned beaver carcass found in Richmond

Salmon Arm Observer (May 5, 2020)
Death of bear dumped, burned in Shuswap gravel pit prompts reward

Global News (May 4, 2020)
Reward offered after black bear killed, dumped, burned in B.C. Interior

Castanet (May 2, 2020)
The Fur-Bearers offers $1,000 reward in case of burned bear

VegNews.com (May 1, 2020)
Animal-rights groups demand fur ban as mink test positive for COVID-19

PlantBasedNews.org (April 30, 2020)
Canada Goose’s Pledge To Use Reclaimed Fur Is  Humane-Washing

Castanet (April 8, 2020)
Pregnant fox dragged trap

Global News (April 1, 2020) Pregnant fox rescued from leg-hold trap in B.C.; animal society hopeful paw will be saved

Tri-City News (March 31, 2020)
Even while quarantined you can save bears’ lives – just #StashYourTrash

Global News (January 13, 2020)
B.C. couple who helped rescue emaciated bear cub won’t face legal action

Tri-City News (January 13, 2020)
Anmore couple that helped bear cub not in trouble

Pique News Magazine (January 12, 2020)
Crackdown on attractants deemed success by Conservation Officer Service 

Global News (January 10, 2020)
Anmore couple in potential hot water after rescuing orphaned black bear cub

Tri-City News (January 10, 2020)
Anmore couple rescues bear cub but faces BC Conservation investigation

Langley Advance Times (January 10, 2020)
Anmore man faces legal problems for bringing underweight bear to Langley wildlife sanctuary

Narcity (January 3, 2020)
Someone Illegally Killed & Skinned A Baby Bear In BC Last Weekend (PHOTOS)

Global News (January 3, 2020)
B.C. Conservation Officer Service investigating after young bear illegally killed in Beaverdell

Revelstoke Review (January 2, 2020)
Reward offered in bear killing near Penticton

2019

Tri-City News (December 22, 2019)
Raccoon found with trap dragging from paw in Port Coquitlam prompts call for action

CTV (December 15, 2019) ‘It’s an epidemic’: Animal group sees painful leg-hold traps on the rise

Castanet (December 14, 2019)
Trapped wildlife doubles

Langley Advance Times (December 13, 2019)
Wildlife groups express concern animal-trap-related injuries are on the rise

PlanetFriendlyNews.com (November 23, 2019)
There’s nothing eco-friendly about fur fashion

Castanet (August 27, 2019)
Traps catch more than rats

CTV News (August 26, 2019)
Traps left in Langley neighbourhood could harm house pets, group warns

Vancouver Sun (August 26, 2019)
Langley residents warned after second raccoon injured by rogue trap

Daily Hive (August 26, 2019)
Pet owners warned after two raccoons found “crushed” in traps

Chilwack Progress (August 26, 2019)
$1,500 reward for info on trapper after two Langley raccoons killed

Aldergrove Star (August 26, 2019)
Who is killing raccoons in Brookswood?

TriCity News (August 23, 2019)
More fines, fewer bear deaths, advocate tells conservation officer service

CFAX 1070 (August 21, 2019)
The Fur-Bearers says there have been no fines on Vancouver Island issued by the BC Conservation Service

Daily Hive (August 20, 2019)
Only 12 tickets and fines issued over bear attractants in 6 months: FOI documents

TriCity News (August 6, 2019)
OP-ED: When bears are fed, who’s the boss?

Daily Hive (August 1, 2019)
Conservation Officer Service destroys black bear family, arrests 3 Coquitlam residents

Vancouver Sun (August 1, 2019)
B.C. conservation officers destroy three bears, arrest three people for obstruction

Pique News Magazine (July 20, 2019)
Cougar destroyed following reports of missing house cats 

Vancouver is Awesome (June 25, 2019)
This cat was caught in a “body-gripping” trap for 2 days in Metro Vancouver

Daily Hive (June 25, 2019)
Family cat may lose leg after two days stuck in ‘body-gripping’ trap

Victoria News (June 25, 2019)
Cat badly hurt in animal trap was likely stuck for days, B.C. owner says

Delta Optimist (June 25, 2019)
Cat grievously injured by Ladner-area trap

Castanet (June 25, 2019)
Pet may lose a leg to trap

Vancouver Sun (June 24, 2019)
Ladner house cat may lose leg after suffering in a trap (Warning: graphic image)

CTV News (June 24, 2019)
Family pet may lose its leg after being caught in trap

Delta Optimist (June 23, 2019)
Delta staff advise politicians not to outlaw animal traps

DailyHive (June 17, 2019)
The number of BC black bears destroyed has nearly doubled since last year

Vancouver Is Awesome (June 7, 2019)
Dead bears not the answer to human-bear interactions

DailyHive (May 31, 2019)
Public trust in conservation officers eroding in wake of bear killings: group

DailyHive (May 7, 2019)
Raccoon euthanized after found ‘tortured’ in leg trap, $1,000 reward offered

CTV News (May 6, 2019)
‘We can do better’: Brutally injured raccoon prompts calls for trapping prohibitions in Delta

Vancouver Sun (May 6, 2019)
Reward offered after raccoon caught in leghold trap in Ladner (warning graphic photos)

Delta Optimist (May 6, 2019)
Animal rights groups decries use of foot-hold trap

CityNews 1130 (May 6, 2019)
Animal rights group calling for bylaw to protect animals from traps

Castanet (May 6, 2019)
Dragged trap for days

Kelowna Now (April 28, 2019)
Beloved family dog dies in ‘excruciating agony’ after eating strychnine planted along trail in BC

Daily Hive (April 26, 2019)
$1,000 reward offered after dog dies of suspected Strychnine poisoning on BC trail

Penticton Western News (April 26, 2019)
$1,000 reward offered after B.C. dog dies of strychnine poisoning

CTV News (April 25, 2019)
$1,000 reward offered for ‘dog killer’ after suspected strychnine poisoning

Kelowna Capital News (March 30, 2019)
Letter: Know what to do when your dog is in a trap

Terrace Standard (March 29, 2019)
B.C. needs to update laws to protect pets from dying in snare traps: Animal activists

Daily Hive (March 19, 2019)
Conservation group working on recommendations for COS after orphaned bear cub destroyed

Truro News (March 14, 2019)
Animal House: The ugly truth about fur

EnergeticCity.ca (March 11, 2019)
Supreme Court Canada won’t hear a case against a Dawson Creek Conservation Officer

CBC (March 7, 2019)
High court won’t hear case about euthanized B.C. bear cub

Daily Hive (February 11, 2019)
Group wants Canadian snare ban after family dog killed in ‘noose’ trap

Orangeville Banner (January 7, 2019)
Killed by conibear traps: Province urged to require warning signs be posted to prevent further deaths

2018

Pique News Magazine (December 27, 2018)
COS did not disclose three bears were killed in Sept. to protect investigation

Coast Reporter (December 27, 2018)
News: 2018 Year in Review 4

Owen Sound Sun Times (December 20, 2018)
Some jurisdictions have tightened trapping rules

Own Sound Sun Times (December 19, 2018)
Trapping changes rejected

Tri-City News (December 19, 2018)
Progress on beaver plan in Port Moody

CBC (November 30, 2018)
They heard a ‘scream,’ then found their puppy dying in a legally set trap

Toronto Star Vancouver (November 30, 2018)
Puppy killed by trap reignites calls for mandatory signage in B.C.

Burnaby Now (November 29, 2018)
B.C. couple devastated after adorable puppy killed by baited metal trap

Delta Optimist (November 29, 2018)
B.C. couple devastated after adorable puppy killed by baited metal trap

NarCity (November 29, 2018)
People Are Calling Out The Canadian Government For Legalizing Animal Traps After A Puppy Died From Getting Baited By A Metal Trap

DailyHive.com (November 28, 2018)
10-month-old puppy dies after being caught in baited trap on BC trail

Vancouver Is Awesome (November 28, 2018)
B.C. couple devastated after adorable puppy killed by baited metal trap

Tri-City News (November 28, 2018)
Flow device makes beavers feel at home

Tri-City News (November 27, 2018)
Editorial: Caring for animals a mark of humanity

Columbia Valley Pioneer (November 24)
Raccoon dies after being trapped in ‘horrific’ B.C. animal cruelty case

National Post (November 23, 2018)
Animal-welfare activists worry pro-hunting culture is ‘militarizing’ provincial conservation agencies

CBC (October 26, 2018)
Bear in Whistler falls to ‘unnecessary’ death after being tranquilized in tree, complaint alleges

National Post (October 26, 2018)
Wildlife group files complaint against B.C. conservation service for bear death

Vancouver Sun (October 26, 2018)
Wildlife group files complaint against B.C. conservation service for bear death in Whistler

Pique News Magazine (October 26, 2018)
Wildlife advocacy group files formal complaint against COS 

North Shore News (October 26, 2018)
Wildlife group files complaint against B.C. conservation service for bear death

Coast Reporter (October 26, 2018)
Bear reward climbs to $5,100

Toronto Star (October 19, 2018)
Young B.C. raccoon found hanging from fence with mangled leg caught in trap

CTV (October 19, 2018)
Raccoon euthanized after being caught in trap in Richmond

Richmond News (October 18, 2018)
Trapped raccoon found hanging by its skin in Richmond

My Coast Now (October 15, 2018)
Reward to find bear killers more than doubles

Coast Reporter (October 12, 2018)
Reward offered in bear investigation

Global News (October 11, 2018)
Spring-loaded mole traps found in Steveston neighbourhood raise concerns

Bellville Intelligencer (October 10, 2018)
Trapping policy coming

Quinte News (October 9, 2018)
Policy to include leg hold traps

Global News (September 26, 2018)
Animal advocacy group offers $1,000 reward after raccoon chewed its paw to escape leg trap

The Abbotsford News (September 25, 2018)
Abbotsford raccoon dies from injuries suffered in a trap

Toronto Star Vancouver (September 20, 2018) Mangled raccoon caught in Vancouver-area trap sparks reward for information

CBC (September 11, 2018)
Animal rights group taking death of a Dawson Creek black bear cub all the way to the Supreme Court

Global News (September 11, 2018)
‘Fur-Bearers’ want highest court to limit conservation officers’ power to put down animals

100 Mile Free Press (September 11, 2018)
Court asked to review limits on B.C. conservation officers’ power to kill wildlife

Toronto Star (September 11, 2018)
Animal-rights advocates ask Canada’s highest court to rule on officers’ authority to kill bears

Vancouver Sun (September 4, 2018)
Reward offered for information in east Vancouver mutilated skunks case

Straight.com (September 3, 2018)
SPCA launches investigation after three skunks found mutilated in East Vancouver

Global (September 2, 2018)
Concerns raised after dead, mutilated skunks found in East Vancouver

CBC (September 2, 2018)
3 mutilated skunks found dead in East Vancouver neighbourhood

Cambridge Times (July 12, 2018)
Wildlife advocates outraged after coyote trapped in Cambridge park

Straight.com (June 23, 2018)
Animal-welfare group loses court fight over killing of a black bear cub

Columbia Valley Pioneer (June 15, 2018)
$1000 reward for conviction in illegal trapping case

TheRecord.com (June 13, 2018)
Advocacy groups urge Cambridge to reconsider coyote relocation

Global News (June 8, 2018)
Court upholds B.C. conservation officers’ rights to euthanize wildlife

CBC (June 8, 2018)
Appeal court dismisses Fur-Bearers’ bear-cub killing case against conservation officer

EnergeticCity.ca (June 8, 2018)
Fur-Bearers appealing to Premier Horgan after lawsuit against conservation officer rejected by court of appeal

North Shore News (June 5, 2018)
Martial Arts school brings the community together for a carnival fundraiser

Global News (April 30, 2018)
Beaver shot with arrows, reward offered for info

Kelowna Now (April 30, 2018)
$1,200 reward offered for info on beaver shot full of arrows

Castanet (April 30, 2018)
Reward for beaver shooter

CBC (April 18, 2018)
Agonizing death of raccoon caught in trap sparks calls for empathy

Nelson Star (April 18, 2018)
Advocate questions use of traps after raccoon gnaws paw off

Vancouver Sun (April 18, 2018)
Burnaby raccoon euthanized after being found dragging foot trap

Global News (April 18, 2018)
Raccoon chews off its own paw after it was ‘crushed’ by trap set in Burnaby neighbourhood

Rocky Mountain Goat (March 19, 2018)
Letter: We’re Appealing The Court’s Decision On Killing Authority

Terrace Standard (February 9, 2018)
$1,000 reward offered for conviction of snaring culprit

Hamilton Spectator (February 9, 2018)
Burlington bylaw says ‘Trapper John’ can’t shoot coyotes in city

Burlington Post (February 9, 2018)
Burlington bylaw says trapper can’t shoot trapped coyotes in urban area

Castanet.net (February 7, 2018)
Cat caught by leg-hold trap

InfoNews.ca (February 6, 2018)
Leg hold traps are more common than you think in the Interior

Tri-City News (February 6, 2018)
Beavers an education for residents, city

CBC (February 1, 2018)
Port Moody to create beaver management plan after kit drowns during relocation

Vancouver Courier (February 1, 2018)
Port Moody to develop beaver management plan after death of kit

Pique News Magazine (February 1, 2018) ‘Bear saviour’ says it’s time for conservation officers to stop the killing 

Tri-City News (Januaruy 31, 2018)
Port Moody to develop beaver management plan

The Lawyer’s Daily (January 16, 2018)
Conservation authorities – Wildlife management

Times Colonist (January 13, 2018)
Jack Knox: Why province wants to expand wolf-trapping

CBC (January 9, 2018)
Former conservation officer’s report cites erosion of public trust in wildlife law enforcement

The Suburban (January 9, 2018)
Montreal SPCA on coexisting with coyotes in the city

Global News (January 6, 2018)
Animal rights group appealing Supreme Court decision against review of Wildlife Act

CKNW (January 6, 2018)
Fighting For The Rights of Furry Animals

Vancouver Sun (January 5, 2018)
Animal rights group appeals B.C. court decision over euthanized bear cub

Times Colonist (January 5, 2018)
Animal rights group appeals B.C. court decision over euthanized bear cub

CTV News (January 5, 2018)
Animal rights group appeals B.C. court decision over euthanized bear cub

2017

Tri-City News (December 21, 2017)
Beaver’s death raises concerns

Global News (December 21, 2017)
Baby beaver killed in attempt to clear Port Moody storm drain

Vancouver Sun (December 20, 2017)
Death of young beaver in Port Moody draws call for investigation

CJDC-TV (December 18, 2017)
Judge rules over Fur-Bearers court action against conservation officers

Vancouver Sun (December 17, 2017)
Conservation officers have authority to kill wildlife, says B.C. judge

CBC (December 16, 2017)
B.C. court dismisses judicial review of conservation service in Dawson Creek bear cub killing

PeaceFM (December 16, 2017)
Judge throws out case against Conservation Officer accused of killing a black bear cub

Global News (December 16, 2017)
Animal rights group hopes to appeal decision against judicial review of Wildlife Act

National Observer (December 7, 2017)
B.C. yanks job ad asking people if they want to ‘tranquilize’ bears for money

National Observer (November 26, 2017)
Wildlife group challenges B.C.’s interpretation of law on destroying bears

Breakfast Television (November 23, 2017)
Wildlife kill policy challenge

CBC (November 23, 2017)
Wildlife group challenges B.C.’s interpretation of law on destroying bears

Vancouver Sun (November 22, 2017)
B.C. government defends conservation officer for killing bear cub

Globe and Mail (November 22, 2017)
Group challenges B.C.’s interpretation of law on destruction of wild animals

CTV News (November 22, 2017)
Wildlife group challenges B.C.’s interpretation of law on destroying bears

Canoe.com (November 22, 2017)
Advocacy group slams B.C. government after cop kills orphaned bear cub

Times Colonist (November 22, 2017)
Wildlife group challenges B.C.’s interpretation of law on destroying bears

EnergeticCity.ca (November 22, 2017)
Wildlife non-profit taking Conservation Officer Service to court over killing of black bear cub near Dawson Creek

Castanet (November 21, 2017)
Bear cub killing in court

e-Know.ca (November 13, 2017)
Beavers: friend or foe?

CTV (November 8, 2017)
Hibernation concerns for wayward bear

Global News (November 8, 2017)
Renewed calls to help injured Calgary-area black bear cub

The Times (October 6, 2017)
Canada’s mounted police get their muskrat fur-lined hats

MLive.com (October 5, 2017)
After nearly ditching fur, Mounties stick to muskrat hats for cold weather

CBC (October 4, 2017)
Wanted by the Mounties: 4,470 muskrat hats

Canoe.com (September 12, 2017)
Baby raccoon set on fire dies after near-miraculous recovery, suspects sought

Simcoe.com (September 12, 2017)
Baby raccoon found burned in Barrie dies at wildlife centre in Beeton

Global News (September 12, 2017)
Severely burned raccoon dies; police have no suspect

Calgary Herald (August 21, 2017)
Conservation officers kill more small bear cubs than take to rehab centres, new stats reveal

Vancouver Sun (August 21, 2017)
Conservation officers kill more small bear cubs than take to rehab centres, new stats reveal

The Province (August 20, 2017)
Conservation officers kill more small bear cubs than take to rehab centres, new stats reveal

Simcoe.com (August 16, 2017)
Procyon Wildlife predicts full recovery for burned Barrie raccoon

Toronto Star (August 11, 2017)
Barrie police looking for those responsible for burning baby raccoon

Yahoo! News (August 11, 2017)
Ontario police looking for those responsible in raccoon burning

BarrieToday.com (August 11, 2017)
Burned baby raccoon needs a name

Huffington Post (August 11, 2017) Someone Set A Baby Raccoon On Fire: Ontario Police

CHCH News (August 11, 2017)
Severely burned baby raccoon found in Barrie park

CityNews (August 11, 2017)
Barrie police looking for those responsible in baby raccoon burning

Bayshore Broadcasting (August 11, 2017)
Barrie Police: Inhumane Act of Cruelty

Barrie Examiner (August 10, 2017)
Burned raccoon in critical condition

Global News (August 10, 2017)
Raccoon found with critical burns near Barrie park prompts animal cruelty investigation

CBC News (August 10, 2017)
Reward offered after baby raccoon severely burned in Barrie

CTV News (August 10, 2017)
Reward offered for identification, conviction after raccoon severely burned in Barrie

The Northern View (August 8, 2017)
Bear conflicts on the rise throughout B.C.

Radio NL 610 AM (August 8, 2017)
Lesley Fox talks bear cub legal case

Comox Valley Record (August 3, 2017)
Bear conflicts on the rise throughout B.C.

EnergeticCity.ca (August 2, 2017)
Wildlife advocacy group appeals to court over the way bears killed stemming from Dawson Creek incident

The Province (August 2, 2017)
Animal-welfare group launches court challenge of B.C. bear-kill policy

Vancouver Sun (August 2, 2017)
Animal-welfare group launches court challenge of B.C. bear-kill policy

InsideHalton.com (July 27, 2017)
Bold or bored: Understanding coyote behaviours

InsideHalton.com (July 17, 2017)
I saw a coyote in Halton… now what?

North Shore News (July 13, 2017)
Snared otter released back in Ambleside

InsideHalton.com (July 10, 2017)
Four quick ways to reduce coyote conflict in Halton

Winnipeg Free Press (July 5, 2017)
Beavers, people can share the land

Castanet (July 5, 2017)
Bears need immediate help

Global News (June 6, 2017)
Animal welfare groups sound alarm about spike in cruelty cases (article | video)
CBC (June 2017)
Life on the line

The Province (May 24, 2017)
Reward offered for info about river otter injured by snare in West Vancouver

North Shore News (May 24, 2017)
Reward for information on otter snared in West Vancouver

CTV News (May 23, 2017)
Reward offered after wounded otter found snared in West Van

Castanet (May 23, 2017)
Reward for wounded otter

Northumberland News (May 19, 2017)
UPDATE: Police find three youths in connection with mutilated muskrat in Gores Landing

Northumberland News (May 18, 2017)
Injured muskrat found in Gores Landing dies

Daily Hive (May 8, 2017)
Reward offered for information after raccoon shot with crossbow in Maple Ridge

The Province (May 8, 2017)
Wildlife group offers reward in case of Maple Ridge raccoon shot with crossbow

24hrs Vancouver (May 8, 2017)
Wildlife group offers reward in case of Maple Ridge raccoon shot with crossbow

Vancouver Sun (May 8, 2017)
Wildlife group offers reward in case of Maple Ridge raccoon shot with crossbow

Maple Ridge News (May 8, 2017)
Raccoon euthanized after being shot by crossbow

CTV News (May 8, 2017)
$1000 reward to find suspect in raccoon crossbow attack

Laika Magazine (23, February 17)
Still unfashionably cruel, fur industry faces major backlash

CBC (21, February 17)
To trap or not to trap? Langley Township wrestles with beaver problems

AM770 (21, February 17)
Township of Langley considering alternatives to lethal trapping of pesky beavers

AM980 (19, February 17)
Animal advocates, Township of Langley to discuss policy around killing nuisance animals

2016

DailyMail (10, December 16)
Shocking truth of coyotes who are dying in agony

The Dodo (9, December 16)
These 2 Cougars Were Killed — Just For Existing

AM980 (19, November 16)
The Fur-Bearers find several injured animals throughout Vancouver

CBC (16, November 16)
Vancouver raccoons recovering after paws caught in leg-hold traps

CTV News (16, November 16)
Reward offered after raccoons found in traps

News 1130 (15, November 16)
Raccoons snared in urban leg-hold traps

Pique News Magazine (27, October 16)
Grizzly bear hunt not based on good science

Globe and Mail (25, October 16)
Saskatchewan community upset after beaver beaten to death with chair

Huffington Post (25, October 16)
Wolseley Beaver Beaten To Death With A Chair

Kitchener Post (25, October 16)
Community upset after beaver beaten to death

Saskatoon Star Phoenix (25, October 16)
Beaten to death: Saskatchewan community upset after beaver killed with chair

Toronto Sun (25, October 16)
Beaver beaten to death by chair in Saskatchewan

CBC Radio (22, September 16)
Working to co-exist with Calgary’s beavers

CBC (22, September 16)
Beating the beaver at its own busy nature

660 News (22, September 16)
Beaver management work gets underway at Griffith Woods

Metro News (22, September 16)
City working to co-exist with Calgary beaver population

Calgary Sun (22, September 16)
Calgarians and beavers: Can’t we just get along?

Calgary Herald (22, September 16)
Calgary wants beavers and humans to just get along

Huffington Post (22, September 16)
Flawed Laws Mean Your Faux Fur Could Come From Dogs And Cats

Times Colonist (3, September 16)
B.C. ending relocation of troublesome carnivores

CHEK News (27, August 16)
Raccoons missing paws raise cruelty concern in Oak Bay

CBC (26, August 16)
Vancouver skunk caught in trap: $1,000 reward offered

Pique News Magazine (25, August 16)
Citizen group aims to make noise for Whistler bears

Oak Bay News (25, August 16)
Raccoon injuries plague Oak Bay neighbourhood

Global News (24, August 16)
Vancouver woman shocked to find baby skunk in leg hold trap

24 Hrs (24, August 16)
Skunk caught in trap, dog left in dumpster

CTV (24, August 16)
Injured skunk found in leg-hold trap in busy Vancouver neighbourhood

News 1130 (24, August 16)
Reward offered after leg-hold trap left in East Vancouver

Metro News (24, August 16)
Skunk caught in leg-hold trap illustrates disturbing trend

Times Colonist (17, August 16)
Raccoon-trap fears revived in Oak Bay

Castanet (17, August 16)
Reward to catch cat trapper

Times Colonist (17, June 16)
Raccoon reward up to $4,500

Times Colonist (16, June 16)
Reward rises to $3,500 for Oak Bay raccoons with missing paws

Times Colonist (1, June 16)
$1,500 offered for information on raccoon traps

Global News (22, May 16)
Canada Goose caught in leg-hold trap on Surrey golf course

Castanet (22, May 16)
Leg trap upsets rights group

CTV (21, May 16)
Goose caught in ‘cruel’ trap leads to renewed calls for a ban

CBC (20, May 16)
Bear killings prompt Fur-Bearers to call for review of B.C. Conservation Officer Service

The Star Phoenix (17, May 16)
Organizer calls Saskatchewan beaver derby a success, animal-rights group calls it inhumane

National Observer (13, May 16)
Animal rights movement divided on ethics of farm liberations

CBC.ca (13, May 16)
Province OK with first Saskatchewan beaver-hunting derby

National Observer (10, May 16)
B.C. conservation officer kills bear cub by lethal injection

Global News (27, April 16)
Saskatchewan beaver derby causes controversy

Moose Jaw Times-Herald (26, April 16)
Locals respond to beaver derby criticism

CBC (26, April 16)
Saskatchewan trappers association defends beaver-hunting derby

RussianWeek.ca (24, April 16)
ОСТАНОВИТЬ СОРЕВНОВАНИЯ ПО УБИЙСТВУ КАНАДСКИХ БОБРОВ!

CBC (23, April 16)
Saskatchewan beaver derby sparks fierce debate

680 News (22, April 16)
Wildlife and trapper groups differ over the point of Saskatchewan beaver derby

Vancouver Sun (22, April 16)
Vancouver animal-rights group slams Saskatchewan beaver derby

Winnipeg Free Press (22, April 16)
Wildlife and trapper groups differ over the point of Saskatchewan beaver derby

Sudbury.com (22, April 16)
Wildlife and trapper groups differ over the point of Saskatchewan beaver derby

CTV News (22, April 16)
Wildlife group calls for end to beaver-hunting contest

Regina Leader Post (22, April 16)
Group slams Saskatchewan beaver derby

Boston Globe (22, April 16)
Fans of popular down jacket are facing a real fur problem

National Observer (17, March 16)
After National Observer story, leaked email reveals Kit and Ace to try fur free

The Province (8, March 16)
Vancouver non-profit calls for ban on all dog and cat fur imports from Asia

CBC News (2, February 16)
Dog snared in wildlife trap prompts call for tighter laws

Mississauga News (2, February 16)
Mississauga residents fear coyotes taking over Dellwood Park area

890 CJDC (28, January 16)
Petition banning importation of cat and dog fur

Newstalk 610 (28, January 16)
Coyote hunting season in Niagara

CTV News (27, January 16)
Petition aims to ban cat and dog pelts sold as ‘faux’ fur

Kelowna Now (21, January 16)
Petition Launched to Stop the Canadian Sale of Cat and Dog Fur

Straight.com (20, January 16)
Judge will be asked to rule on legality of B.C. government killing wolves

Radio Canada International (20, January 16)
West coast wolf-cull challenged in court

National Observer (16, January 16)
Groups take B.C. to court over controversial wolf cull

CTV News (16, January 16)
Cull opponents take B.C. to court over ‘war on wolves’

National Observer (16, January 16)
How do pets keep getting caught and killed in fur traps?

Edmonton Sun (6, January 16)
Government won’t interfere with coyote hunt

CBC (6, January 16)
Alberta coyote kill should be banned, says animal-rights group

660 News (6, January 16)
Animal rights group wants coyote killing contest cancelled

2015

Whistler Question (21, December 15)
Trap policy needs change

Straight.com (18, December 15)
Mammoth Outerwear offers animal-free alternative to traditional winter parkas

Brampton Guardian (16, December 15)
Football player promotes animal-free product

Ecouterre (11, December 15)
Mammoth Outerwear Gives Canadian-Made Parkas a Cruelty-Free Twist

Ecorazzi (9, December 15)
Exclusive: Interview with CFL star James Yurichuk

Cantech Letter (4, December 15)
CFL linebacker Kickstarting fur-free winter jacket line Mammoth Outerwear

Yahoo Sports (4, December 15)
How Argo’s LB James Yurichuk became a successful animal-free coat entrepreneur

TSN (23, November 15)
Argos linebacker takes on apparel giant Canada Goose

Vancouver Observer (19, November 15)
Harrowing scenes from BC’s mink and fox fur farms

National Observer (11, November 15)
Behind bars: Canada’s fur-farmed mink and fox

National Observer (9, November 15)
A furry fiasco

Buzzfeed (5, November 15) Top 10 Reasons You Should NOT Buy A Canada Goose Jacket

Illinois Times (5, November 15)
Modern fur traders

Manitoulin Expositor (4, November 15)
Solutions other than bounties exist for coyote control

Animals 24-7 (22, October 15)
Will new Canadian prime minister Justin Trudeau be “Justin other bad guy” for animals?

CTV News (21, October 15)
OPP confirms it was dog, not coyote that officer ran over and shot

Global News (21, October 15)
Owner ‘disgusted’ after OPP officers allegedly ran over and shot dog in Collingwood, Ont.

Newstalk 1010 (21, October 15)
UPDATE: OPP confirm that animal killed in Collingwood was a dog

CBC News (20, October 15)
Videos show coyote run over, shot dead by OPP

CTV News (20, October 15)
Collingwood residents outraged after OPP officer runs over, shoots animal

KindredConnection.ca (3, October 15) Conservation in 3 easy steps

Straight.com (22, September 15)
Lesley Fox: Make a mark for the environment and wildlife this election

EnergeticCity.ca (14, September 15)
‘Fur-Bearer Defenders’ offers reward for more information about grizzly bear video

CKNW News 980 am (13, September 15)
Reward offered for tips on violent grizzly shooting video

Vancouver Sun (11, September 15)
Reward offered for names of hunters in grizzly-shooting video

Vancouver Observer (11, September 15)
B.C. animal rights group offers reward for tips on graphic video of grizzly bear hunt

VanCity Buzz (11, September 15) Identify hunters in violent bear killing video, get a reward

Straight.com (11, September 15)
Vancouver group posts $2,500 reward to ID hunters in bloody grizzly bear video

Kelowna Now (11, September 15)
Advocacy group offers reward for information about disturbing hunting video

Invermere Valley Echo (3, September 15)
Rescued cat adopted by caregiver after losing leg

Surrey Leader Post (20, August 15)
Black bear cub caught in snare in Mission is lucky to be alive

Vancouver Sun (20, August 15)
Black bear cub caught in snare in Mission is lucky to be alive

Ottawa Citizen (19, August 15)
Black bear cub caught in snare lucky to be alive

Surrey Leader (19, August 15)
Pet owners warned to watch out for traps

Langley Times (13, August 15)
New neighbours help conserve water

TVNewsRoom.org (7, August 15)
See the Farms Where Lions Are Bred to be Hunted

CelebCafe.com (7, August 15)
Lion-Killing Dentist Hires Guards After Florida Mansion Vandalized

LIDTime.com (7, August 15)
Cecil the Lion: Dentist Reportedly Hires Security Firm

National Post (6, August 15)
Alberta big game hunter says Cecil the lion controversy will ‘blow past, just like a fart in the wind’

Global News (6, August 15)
WATCH: Wildlife advocacy group issues warning after baby skunk trapped in Delta

Delta Optimist (6, August 15)
Animal group raises stink after skunk caught in trap in Delta

CKNW News 980 (6, August 15)
Mike Smyth Show: Skunk suffers in wildlife trap

Global News (6, August 15)
Wildlife advocacy group issues warning after baby skunk trapped in Delta

The Province (5, August 15)
Young skunk’s injuries highlight problem with ‘quick-kill’ traps

Kelowna Now (5, August 15)
Close call for baby skunk caught in ‘cruel’ trap

Calgary Herald (5, August 15)
Backlash over Cecil the lion will pass ‘like a fart in the wind,’ Alberta hunter says

Parry Sound North Star (5, August 15)
Not necessary to destroy beavers, reader

Cambridge Times (3, August 15)
Animal abuse outrage

Waterloo Record (31, July 15)
Cambridge humane society looking for person who cut feet off live bunny

CTV (30, July 15)
Wild rabbit mutilated, left for dead outside Cambridge school

Cambridge Times (29, July 15)
$1,000 reward offered in rabbit paws ‘hacking’ incident

The Columbia Valley Pioneer (27, July 15)
Cat’s leg amputated after being severed by trap

MyKawartha.com (22, July 15)
Time for Peterborough to ban leg-hold traps: Animal advocacy organization

Peterborough Examiner (22, July 15)
Reward offered in connection with deadly leg trap

DurhamRegion.com (22, July 15) Humane ways to avoid conflict with wildlife in Durham

AM 980 (18, July 15)
Looking at the other side of fur trading

Yahoo! News (15, July 15)
City dwellers must co-exist with urban wildlife, experts say

AM 980 (12, July 15)
An update on BC’s Forest Fires

Vancouver Sun (10, July 15)
B.C. conservation officer refused ‘needless destruction’ of bear cubs: emails

News 1130 (9, July 15)
It’s time to change animal protection policies: activist group

Straight.com (9, July 15)
It’s time to have the conservation conversation in B.C.

Straight.com (8, July 15)
Support pours in for B.C. conservation officer Bryce Casavant, who refused to kill bear cubs

DurhamRegion.com (7, July 15)
Reward of $1,000 offered in Pickering raccoon snaring incident

Straight.com (7, July 15)
How you can help wildlife affected by B.C. wildfires

Animal Voices (2, July 15)
The (unnecessary)
slaughter of cougars in BC

Straight.com (12, June 15)
Will Stephen Harper sell seal schlongs down by the seashore?

Rogers TV (2, June 15)
Wits and Pieces: Living With Wildlife

Blacklock’s Reporter (27, April 15)
Seal Photos Face Federal Ban

Concious Lifestyles Radio Show (25, April 15)
Interview with The Fur-Bearers’ Michael Howie (MP3)
AM 800 (20, April 15)
Coyote attacks prompt offers of help

Windsor Star (20, April 15)
Wildlife organizations offer help to prevent any more coyote problems in Amherstburg

Care2.com (17, April 15) Neiman Marcus caught mislabelling fur…again

Peace Arch News (8, April 15)
White Rock mayor backs call to ban ‘totally unacceptable’ use of leg-hold traps

Straight.com (26, March 15) Lesley Fox: Minister Steve Thomson, D is for democracy

Kawartha Now (18, March 15)
Baited kill-traps allowed by law on Ontario’s public trails

Metro News (17, March 15)
Raccoon trap found in Vancouver poses danger to pets: Animal advocates

Kelowna Now (17, March 15)
Advocacy Group Outraged Over Leg-Hold Trap Injuries

CBC (12, March 15)
$1,000 reward after leg-hold traps injure wildlife in White Rock

Castlegar News (11, March 15) Considering the positive side of Canada’s fur trade

News 1130 (10, March 15)
Group pushes for a ban on leg-hold traps in White Rock

Peace Arch News (9, March 15)
Outrage over leg-hold-trap injuries

BC Nature Magazine (Spring 2015)
The Birds and the Beavers

Blackburn News (28, February 15) Fur Protested in Downtown Windsor

InfoNews.ca (18, February 15)
Petition to stop trapping going to Penticton council

Hamilton Spectator (11, February 15)
MAHONEY: Trapped in a faulty human/animal divide

TheFullMountie.ca (6, February 15)
Does PM Harper Give a “Rat’s Ass” About Political Interference in The RCMP?

The Eyeopener (5, February 15)
Socially responsible munchies at the SCC

Castanet (3, February 15) Leg-hold trap ban supported

Straight.com (3, February 15)
B.C. wildlife is in crisis, and we’re the problem

Humber EtCetera (30, January 15)
Canada Goose under fire for use of coyote fur collars

The Globe and Mail (8, January 15)
Why the Humane Society wants its PuppySwap ad to horrify you

National Post (7, January 15)
Letter: ‘Make fur history’

2014

The Dodo (19, December 14)
7 Reasons Why You Should Stay Warm Another Way

Huffington Post (2, December 14)
Pourquoi faut-il tourner le dos à la fourrure?

Montreal Gazette (28, November 14) Emails show Tories went over RCMP commissioner’s head with muskrat hat order

Canada.com (28, November 14)
Emails show Tories went over RCMP commissioner’s head with muskrat hat order

Care2.com (27, November 14) 7 Easy Ways to Help Furbearing Animals This Fur Free Friday

Animal Blog (27, November 14)
Christmas buyers beware: Canadian women saying no to fur

Yarmouth Vanguard (24, November 14)
B.C. association files fur farm complaints with province

LaPresse.ca (24, November 14)
#Finilafourrure: une campagne d’information nécessaire

Georgia Straight (20, November 14)
Power, politics, the Vancouver Aquarium, and #MakeFurHistory

South Coast Today (19, November 14)
More mink stink in Nova Scotia

Chronicle-Herald (19, November 14)
N.S. looks at mink farm worries

Montreal Gazette (17, November 14)
Opinion: It’s time for Canada to ban fur farming

Beauty Echoes Magazine (17, November 14)
Make Fur History with LUSH Cosmetics

News 95.7 – The Sheldon MacLeod Show (14, November 14)
Complaints against fur farms

TheCoast.ca (13, November 14)
Poop problems: mink stink leads to formal complaints

Digital Journal (10, November 14)
Humane Society International/Canada Calls for Ban on Fur Farming Following Criminal Animal Cruelty Charges

Canada.com (10, November 14)
Quebec fur farm’s animal cruelty charges called a ‘first in Canada’

Rabble (10, November 14)
Animal protection groups launch national anti-fur campaign

gemfromtheblog (10, November 14)
#MakeFurHistory – If it was this easy

CJAD 800 AM (9, November 14)
UPDATE: New anti-fur video depicts animal cruelty

MTLBlog.com (7, November 14)
Montreal Group Exposes The Dark & Disgusting Truth About The Fur Fashion Industry

Vancouver Sun (6, November 14)
Lush joins protest against Canadian Fur Farms

BrandChanel.com (6, November 14)
5 Questions with Brandi Halls, LUSH Cosmetics, on #MakeFurHistory

Creative Criinals (6, November 14)
LUSH: #MakeFurHistory

Boom FM (5, November 14) Maltraitance des animaux à fourrure: Une fronde de la SPCA contre l’industrie (French)

Care2.com (5, November 14)
New Campaign Aims to Make the Fur Industry a Thing of the Past

CJAD 800 AM (5, November 14)
New anti-fur video depicts animal cruelty

tonpetitlook.com (4, November 14)
Make Fur History: Because he needs his fur more than you (French)

Mashable.com (4, November 14)
#MakeFurHistory: LUSH announces innovative anti-fur campaign

Le Journal de Montréal (4, November 14) Animals are mistreated for their fur (French)
StyleDemocracy (4, November 14)
LUSH Cosmetics launches #MakeFurHistory campaign

Ecorazzi.com (4, November 14)
LUSH Cosmetics Wants You to Make Fur History

InfoPresse.com (4, November 14)
A campaign under the guide of real (but actually fake!)
fur
(French)
IgualdaAnimal.org (31, October 14)
Shocking Canadian fur farm footage revealed (Spanish)

Examiner.com (31, October 14) Shocking Canadian fur farm footage revealed

Global News (30, October 14)
Footage released from B.C. mink farms is ‘horrifying’ says BC SPCA

Kelowna Now (30, October 14)
BC SPCA Calls Fur Farming Video ‘Horrifying’

The Province (30, October 14)
Claims disputed that video shows ‘horrifying’ scenes at Canadian fur farms

The Dodo (23, October 14)
Why do these police have fur in their uniforms?

Langley Advance (21, October 14) Fort Langley device averts beaver trapping

Chronicle-Herald (21, October 14)
Fletcher the dog OK after getting caught in coyote leg-hold trap

CTV (14, October 14)
Non-lethal approach to beavers

CBC (14, October 14)
Beaver fence aims to stop pathway flooding in Fish Creek

Straight.com (10, October 14)
Lesley Fox: Fur flies over RCMP hat

Newstalk 1010 (1, October 14)
Jim Richards Showgram (RCMP)

CBC Radio (1, October 14)
Maritime program (RCMP)

TheDodo.com (1, October 14) Canadian Government Overturns Plans To Stop Issuing Fur Hats To Police

580 CFRA News Talk (1, October 14)
Rick Gibbons Show – RCMP (47:00 mark)

Macleans (1, October 14) Tories overturn RCMP move to trade muskrat hats for winter tuques

Barrie Examiner (1, October 14)
Mounties plan to abandon fur hats to be ‘fully overturned,’ Aglukkaq says

Toronto Sun (1, October 14)
Mounties plan to abandon fur hats to be ‘fully overturned,’ Aglukkaq says

CanadaJournal.net (1, October 14)
Tories overturn RCMP move to toss fur hats, Report

Newstalk 1010 (1, October 14)
John Moore in the Morning (RCMP at the 23:00 mark)

National Post (30, September 14)
Conservative government refuses to bow to ‘radical’ animal rights activists, orders RCMP to keep fur hats

CBC (30, September 14)
RCMP decision to drop fur hats over animal-rights concerns overruled by Tories

CTV (30, September 14)
Ottawa overturns RCMP decision to swap muskrat fur hats for wool tuques

MetroNews (30, September 14)
Tories overturn RCMP move to toss fur hats

National Newswatch (30, September 14)
Tories overturn RCMP move to toss fur hats

Globe and Mail (30, September 14)
Conservatives overturn RCMP decision to abandon muskrat fur hats

Huffington Post (30, September 14)
Tories Overturn RCMP Decision To Stop Wearing Fur Hats

Surrey Leader (30, September 14)
Tories overturn RCMP move to toss fur hats

680 News (30, September 14)
Tories overturn RCMP move to trade muskrat hats for winter tuques

Yahoo News (30, September 14)
Tories overturn RCMP move to trade muskrat hats for winter tuques

Salmon Arm Observer (30, September 14)
Tories overturn RCMP move to toss fur hats

InsideHalton.com (30, September 14)
Tories overturn RCMP move to toss fur hats

CTV (28, September 14)
RCMP swapping muskrat fur hats for animal-friendly alternative

Regina Leader-Post (27, September 14)
RCMP phasing out muskrat-fur hats

Ottawa Citizen (26, September 14)
RCMP phasing out the use of muskrat fur in its winter hats

Orillia Packet (23, September 14)
Alternative to trapping, killing beavers offered

CTV Calgary (17, September 14) Beaver trapping

OpEdNews.com (30, August 14)
Who wears fur today?

Care2.com (28, August 14)
Horrific Fur Farm Conditions Ignored by Those with the Power to Stop It

YorkRegion.com (28, August 14)
Animal protection group offers reward for tips on illegal trap set in Pefferlaw

AVR Network (7, August 14)
Valley surface water worries

Chronicle Herald (6, August 14)
Province warns of river water health risks

Calgary Sun (5, August 14)
City reviewing policy of trapping beavers after animal injured

Global News Calgary (5, August 14)
Petition launched to end animal trapping in Calgary parks (newscast)

Global News Calgary (5, August 14)
Petition launched to end animal trapping in Calgary parks (article)

CBC Calgary (5, August 14) City reviews beaver control practices after trapping mishap

CBC North (1, August 14) Alternatives to trapping offered (32:50 mark)

Brandon Sun (1, August 14)
Group offers to build fence to save beavers but Yukon animals already killed

iPolitics.ca (1, August 14)
Group in Yukon offers to build pen but beavers killed anyway

Huffington Post (1, August 14)
Group offers to build fence to save beavers but Yukon animals already killed

Yukon News (1, August 14)
Animal advocacy group grieves dead beaver family

MySask.com (1, August 14) Group offers to build fence to save beavers but Yukon animals already killed

CBC Yukon (1, August 14)
Disappointment over beaver killings at Yukon golf course

Whitehorse Daily Star (31, July 14)
YTG spokeswomen didn’t mention beavers’ deaths

CBC PEI (31, July 14)
Ease urban foxes off feeding, biologist suggests

CBC Yukon (30, July 14)
Group says there’s a better way to handle beavers

CKRW 96.1 Yukon (30, July 14)
Animal advocacy group wants to help

AVR 97.7 (29, July 14)
Mink farms in Nova Scotia (MP3)

CBC PEI (29, July 14)
Call for fox-feeding ban renewed

CHRY NewsNow Toronto (24, July 14)
Fur farms, mink and more

Care2.com (24, July 14)
Victory! Windsor ends cruel skunk trapping program

The Windsor Star (21, July 14)
Windsor kills skunk-kill program

Maple Ridge News (18, July 14)
Living in harmony with beavers

The Province (17, July 14)
B.C. homeowners warned their vermin traps are maiming pets and wildlife

Windsor Star (14, July 14)
City of Windsor’s skunk-trapping program has ‘little effect’

News 95.7 – The Rick Howe Show (10, July 14)
Wildlife in Nova Scotia

Newstalk 1010 – Jim Richards Show (25, June 14)
Coyotes or german shepherds?

Edmonton Sun (23, June 14)
APFA calling for stricter trapping guidelines after pet dog injured

Courier-Islander (18, June 14)
$1,000 reward offered for leg-hold trapper

24hrs Vancouver (15, June 14)
Animal rights group offers reward after cat injured by trap

Global Saskatoon (5, June 14)
$1,000 reward for info leading to conviction in illegal trapping case

CKLW AM 800/Windsor, Lynn Martin (26, May 14)
Do you support trapping and killing?

CTV Windsor (26, May 14)
Get your hard-sided garbage containers; July deadline nears

CKLW AM 800/Windsor (26, May 14)
Skunk debate returns

Windsor Star (25, May 14)
City’s anti-skunk program stinks Fur-Bearer Defenders say

CTV Windsor (25, May 14)
Animal rights group wants moratorium on skunk kills in Windsor

Canadian Pet Connection (22, May 14)
Leash up to prevent wildlife conflict in spring

The Victoria Vegan (16, May 14)
Catching Up: Living with beavers, tree-wrapping with APFA

Black Cat White Dog News (April/May 14)
Keeping pets and wildlife safe

Hamilton Spectator (2, May 14)
Lethal trapping of beavers on hold until fall

CBC (29, April 14)
Wildlife group joins call for Hamilton to suspend trapping

Hamilton Spectator (29, April 14)
RBG says it doesn’t need trappers to handle beavers

Metro News (28, April 14)
Calgary, southern Alberta incidents renew calls for ban on leg-hold trap ‘landmines’

Global News Calgary (28, April 14)
Leg hold traps put pets at risk

Times Colonist (22, April 14)
Connect the Docs helps connect the cities

Coyote Watch Canada (16, April 14)
Reflections of a Celebration of Wildlife

Canine Minds & Manners (13, April 14)
Reflections of a Celebration of Wildlife

Bowen Island Undercurrent (2, April 14)
Nuisance beavers forced to find new lodging

The Province (10, March 14)
Meet the wild neighbours: Critters causing urban uproar in Metro Vancouver

Huffington Post (10, March 14)
Vancouver coyote sightings on the rise

The Russell Scott Show (20, February 14)
Inside the secret world of the fur trade

Parry Sound North Star (19, February 14)
Trapping outdated, inherently cruel, animal rights group says

Agassiz Harrison Observer (13, February 14)
Group aims to reduce trapping

Ecorazzi (11, February 14)
Moby asks hunting supporters to meet Dawn the fox

Examiner.com (9, February, 14)
Have a heart this Valentine’s day, don’t wear fur

Times Colonist (8, February, 14)
Co-existence with deer possible, anti-cull group tells Oak Bay

Parry Sound North Star (5, February, 14)
A reevaluation of trap lines worth consideration

Nipissing News/Almaguin News (5, February, 14)
Trapping practices critcized

Cornwall Seaway News (24, January 14)
Bring in the experts, learning to live with coyotes

Victoria News (Winter 13/14)
Cars killing enough deer, say advocates

2013

Act.tionline Magazine by Friends of Animals (Winter 13/14)
Simple & effective options for living with beavers

Animal Voices Radio (13, December 2013)
It’s a Fur-ocious World

Straight.com (4, December 2013)
10 Ways to Help The Animals This Holiday Season

The Raging Kucing (3, December 2013)
The Truth About Fur Trim

Burnaby Now (28, November 2013)
Battle Burnaby beavers with wire: animal rights group

Victoria News (27, November 2013)
SPCA wants deer cull off the table

Globe and Mail (25, November 2013)
Park lovers debate as silt fills Stanley Park’s Beaver Lake

Animal Wellness Magazine (22, November 2013)
Hidden dangers for dog walkers: hunting and trapping

Queen’s Journal (8, November 2013)
Fur is mean

Nanaimo Daily News (30, October 2013)
City votes to scrap trapping of wildlife

Coast Reporter (25, October 2013)
Trapping bylaw moves forward

Animal Wellness Magazine/Blog (23, October 2013)
Using dog behavior to understand coyotes

Nanaimo Bulletin (17, October 2013)
Community should coexist with furry friends

The Raging Kucing (02, October 2013)
Overview of the Living with Wildlife conference

Coast Reporter (27, September 2013)
Trap ban tabled for more discussion

Grazerie Blog (26, September 2013)
Living with Wildlife conference

CBC Radio (20, September 2013)
Living with Wildlife

CBC TV (20, September 2013)
Living with wildlife does not have to be deadly

Blackburn News (20, September 2013)
Postcard campaign for Windsor skunks

Victoria Times Colonist (18, September 2013)
Anti-fur group offers $1000 for information for trapped raccoons

LUSH blog (12, September 2013)
Charity Pot: Made with love

Windsor Star (12, September 2013)
Skunks friends raise stink with council

CBC News (12, September 2013)
Animal rights group bombards Windsor’s council inbox

Toronto Star (1, September 2013)
Fur trapping taps into rising demand

CTV Vancouver (29, August 2013)
Mayor calls for power to cull some animals

Oliver News (28, August 2013)
Stance on bird cull puts Osoyoos mayor on hot seat

Castanet News (28, August 2013)
Osoyoos mayor has animal group in a flap

Martinez Beavers (19, August 2013)
Did you know the cavalry is in Vancouver?

Coast Reporter (16, August 2013)
Volunteers save beaver and highway

Kathryn Boyd Blog (14, August 2013)
The Coyote

The Cornwall Free Press (12, August 2013)
Beavergate in Cornwall, One year later

Victoria Vegan Blog (8. August 2013)
Saving beavers on the Sunshine Coast

Surrey Now (6, August 2013)
City drafts bylaw to ban lethal animal traps

News 1130 (26, July 2013)
Surrey Council wants to ban body clamping traps

The Vegan Sprout (17, July 2013)
People to Know: Fur-Bearer Defenders

Northumberland News (7, June 2013)
Grafton Sanctuary struggles with beaver woes

Northumberland Today (2, June 2013)
Beaver trapped, killed in natural sanctuary

Mission City Record (23, May 2013)
Beaver deciever prevents dams from being built

LUSH blog (8, May 2013)
Jasmine Polsinelli – Fighting for a fur free Canada

Care 2 (2, May 2013)
Mysterious skinned beavers ignite call for trap ban

Vancouver Sun (21, April 2013)
Beaver devices rid Mission of pesky rodents

Huffington Post (19, April 2013)
Why Toronto needs a trapping ban

Durham Region Media Group (18, April 2013)
Wounded coyote ignites anti-trapping push

City TV Toronto (18, April 2013)
Beaver carcasses found in Don Valley

Toronto Sun (16, April 2013)
Coyote severely injured by snare

CBC Vancouver (15, April 2013)
Beaver takes up residence in Olympic Village

24hrs Vancouver (15, April 2013)
Animal removal proves a task for homeowners

Lush Blog (12, April 2013)
We’re eager to protect beavers!

Inside Toronto (9, April 2013)
Toronto residents fight fur-trim apparel, dog and cat fur use

The Windsor Star (4, April 2013)
Consider a co-existence program for your community

24hrs Vancouver (2, April 2013)
Lock garbage away from hungry bears.

Huffington Post (31, March 2013)
Is Canada Goose afraid of facing an 11-year old girl?

Inside Toronto (22, March 2013)
Beach Coyote Coalition working to protect coyotes and people

CBC TV Toronto (19, March 2013)
Toronto to address coyote issues

City News Toronto (19, March 2013)
Councillor proposes ‘no kill’ coyote policy

City TV Toronto (19, March 2013)
Activist supports proposed ‘no kill’ coyote policy in Toronto

Toronto Star (19, March 2013)
Councillor proposes ban on feeding

Abbotsford News (16, March 2013)
Questions continue to surround coyote death in Abbotsford

The Soo Today (12, March 2013)
Where do Ontario’s politicians stand on this issue?

Abbotsford News (10, March 2013)
Taking the lead on leg-hold traps

Examiner (7, March 2013)
City of Montreal and Via Rail inflict horrible death to coyotes

Abbotsford Times (7, March 2013)
Group howls for trap ban

Langley Advance (7, March 2013)
Deadly traps killing local animals

Global News Vancouver (6, March 2013)
Coyote found in leg-hold trap: Abbotsford

Metro News Vancouver (6, March 2013)
Coyote mangled by leg-hold trap sparks renewed calls for ban

Abbotsford News (5, March 2013)
Coyote found in leg-hold trap: Abbotsford ban called for

Beach News Toronto (5, March 2013)
Coyote claims canine victim in Neville Park

Hen House Blog (27, February 2013)
The Visual Politics of Performance Activism

Global TV (16, February 2013)
Anti-fur demonstrators protest in downtown Toronto

680 News (14, February 2013)
Groups calling for an urban coyote plan

Huffington Post (14, February 2013)
Did our ignorance kill a Toronto coyote?

Huffington Post (1, February 2013)
Did Your Parka Kill My Dog?

Cornwall Standard Freeholder (24, January 2013)
MNR shoots down plans for coyote cull

Y57 Media (23, January 2013)
Faux fur marketing has gone to the dogs

Soo Today (16, January 2013)
Public, municipalities urged to rally against MNR changes

24 Hrs News, Vancouver (8, January 2013)
Local shop drops kids fur coats

Kelowna Captial News (5, January 2013)
Animal protection association warns of dangerous traps

Montreal Dog Blog (4, January 2013)
Warning for pet owners: Trapping accidents on the rise

Examiner.ca (4, January 2013)
Warning for pet owners: Trapping accidents on the rise

Castanet Kelowna (4, January 2013)
Dangerous trap alert – Kelowna News

Montreal Dog Blog (3, January 2013)
Warning issued for pet owners: Trapping dangers

Metro News Vancouver (3, January 2013)
Advocates report more pets caught in traps last year

Macleans.ca On Campus (3, January 2013)
Fighting fur

Winnipeg Free Press (3, January 2013)
City garment maker target of fur protest

Examiner.com (2, January 2013)
Animal activists prove there is no need to wear fur

2012

News 680 (23, December 2012)
Anti-fur demonstration outside Holt Refrew

Toronto Sun (22, December 2012)
Animal activists launch weekend protests in Toronto

Global TV Toronto (22, December 2012)
Activists protest Canada Goose Inc.

Newstalk1010 (22, December 2012)
Canada Goose called out by anti-fur advocates

LUSH blog (21, December 2012)
VIDEO – Fur Trim is a Trap window installation, Toronto

Rabble.ca (21, December 2012)
Shut your traps! Day of action against Canada Goose

Ontario Morning CBC Radio (19, December 2012)
Concerns about coyote culls

Cornwall Standard-Freeholder (18, December 2012)
Campaign launched to save coyotes

EAP News (18, December 2012)
Animal protection group rallying to save coyotes

Ottawa Sun (17, December 2012)
Cornwall coyote cull triggers animal rights outrage

Cornwall Free News (17, December 2012)
Coyote trapping in Eamers Corners Triggers Response

Ecouterre (14, December 2012)
LUSH Cosmetics Clamps Down On Fur

Huffington Post (13, December 2012)
What the Ikea Monkey Revealed About Animal Treatment in Canada

24 hrs News – Ottawa (12, December 2012)
LUSH launches anti-fur awareness campaign

Blog TO (7, December 2012)
Fur Never Fashion Party

Coast Reporter (7, December 2012)
Proponents for trap ban vow to up pressure

CKNW AM 980 (4, December 2012)
Fur Trim is a Trap/dog and cat fur in Canada.

Animal Voices Radio (30, November 2012)
Fur Trim is a Trap – interview

Globe and Mail (24, November 2012)
Future of Canada’s fur industry depends on designers

CBC Radio (23, November 2012)
Retailers advertising faux fur, investigation shows it is real

Inside Halton (21, November 2012)
Buying faux fur?

iHowie Blog (7, November 2012)
Fur Trim is a Trap

Examiner.com (6, November 2012)
Victims of the fur business will be remembered in silence

City TV, Toronto (3, November 2012)
Anti-fur National Campaign is launched

Vancouver Sun (13, Oct 2012)
Fur flies over RCMP’s ‘coyote strips’ order

Calgary Herald (13, Oct 2012)
RCMP seeks up to $250,000 in coyote fur for Mountie parkas

Ottawa Citizen (12, Oct 2012)
RCMP seeks up to $250,000 in coyote fur for Mountie parkas

Paris Star (4, Oct 2012)
Brant County still working on coyote program

Coast Reporter (14, Aug 2012)
Trap bylaw swapped for pilot project

CBC News (23, Aug 2012)
Vandals again target Vancouver fur shop

Coast Reporter (17, Aug 2012)
Bold coyote attack causes concern

Mission City Record (13, Aug 2012)
Limit number of attractants to keep coyotes away

BC Global TV (9, Aug 2012)
Leg hold trap concerns

Tri City News (8, Aug 2012)
Protection group pushes for Port Coquitlam trap ban

Tri City News (1, Aug 2012)
Group offers $1200 reward for details on skunk trap

Langley Times (25, July 2012)
Township asked to trade traps for non-lethal beaver control methods

Examiner (16, Jul 2012)
$2400 for information that leads to arrest of steel leg-hold trap user

Martinez Beavers Blog (15, Jul 2012)
Remember Rebecca from Cornwall?

The Cornwall Standard (15, Jul 2012)
New water controls spare the beavers

Cornwall Free News (15, Jul 2012)
Guindon Park installed with flow devices to end beaver trapping

South Delta Leader (13, Jul 2012)
Beaver ‘tale’ at Tsawwassen’s Beach Grove Club

CEAP  (12, Jul 2012)
Beaver advocates tackle Guindon Park

Toronto Star (30, Jun 2012)
How Canada gets dog and cat fur from China

iHowie.ca Blog (10, Jun 2012)
Management option that gives a dam

Coast Reporter (1, Jun 2012)
Residents and beavers happy with fix

The Cornwall Standard (17, May 2012)
City to remove beaver trap from Guindon Park

The Cornwall Standard (16, May 2012)
Beaver Battle

Cornwall Free News (10, May 2012)
Beavergate: Lodge is now empty of beavers

BC CTV News (25, Apr 2012)
Poaching suspected after dismembered bear found in B.C.

Surrey Leader (25, Apr 2012)
Trapper fails to snare council opinion

Surrey Now (24, Apr 2012)
Surrey council hears other side of the trapping argument

Langley Advance (10, Apr 2012)
Calls come for trap ban

Vernon Morning Star (30, Mar 2012)
Vernon wants trap clarification

Coast Reporter (30, Mar 2012)
Sechelt pressed to institute trap ban

Vernon Morning Star (14, Mar 2012)
Vernon escapes trap ban dispute

Surrey Now (1, Mar 2012)
“An accident waiting to happen”

Vernon Morning Star (29, Feb 2012)
Vernon council questions legality of trapping bylaws

KTVZ.com (TV Oregon)
(16, Feb 2012)
Central Oregon Trapper Defends Tradition

Global Animal (13, Feb 2012)
Coyote Coats: Fashion’s Latest Victim

Pacific Free Press (10, Jan 2012)
Reckless Slaughter: Man and Beast Meet

Georgia Straight (6, Jan 2012)
Buck BC’s reckless deer cull

Digital Journal (3, Jan 2012)
Working for Fur-Bearing Animals

2011

Capital News (2, Dec 2011)
A furry little problem (dog and cat fur trade)

Coast Reporter, Sunshine Coast (4, Nov 2011)
Sechelt votes to draft trapping bylaw

Bowen Island Undercurrent (21, Oct 2011)
Don’t leave it to the beavers

The Province (18, Oct 2011)
Locals fence out Bowen Island beavers to protect the community’s water supply

Surrey Now (11, Oct 2011)
Fox calls for a ban on traps

Yahoo News Canada (5, Oct 2011)
Canadian soldiers getting fur-trimmed winter hats, angering animal rights activists

United Press International (UPI)
(5, Oct 2011)
Canada’s military reverts to real fur hats

Globe and Mail (5, Oct 2011)
Troops to receive ‘distinctly Canadian’ fur hats

Toronto Star (23, Sept 2011)
Wildlife vs. the city – can’t we all just get along

Burnaby Now (23, Sept 2011)
Sharing their backyard with ‘Chomper’

Burnaby Now (16, Sept 2011)
Group targets leg-hold traps

CBC News (23, Aug 2011)
Raccoon’s death from leg-hold trap sparks call for ban

CKNW Radio (23, Aug 2011)
Time to ban animal traps

News 1130 (22, Aug 2011)
Death of raccoon in illegal sparks call for new bylaw

Surrey Leader (22, Aug 2011)
Injured raccoon sparks call for ban of leg-hold traps

Coast Reporter (4, Aug 2011)
Council passes new trap bylaw

Global News (3, Aug 2011)
Gibsons bans use of all leg-hold traps

CBC Radio (3, Aug 2011)
Leghold traps banned by B.C. town

News 1130 (3, Aug 2011)
Gibsons ban on leg-hold traps praised by animal rights group

CKNW Radio (3, Aug 2011)
Gibsons bans lethal wildlife traps

CKNW Radio (27, July 2011)
New month heralds new animal bylaw

Georgia Straight (26, July 2011)
Killing “problem” bears sends the wrong message to the public

Vancouver Sun (26, July 2011)
Gibsons sets bylaw precedent with trapping ban

Sudbury Lifestyle News (18, July 2011)
Raising hairs: Animal lover brings awareness to origin of imported fur

Kenora Daily Miner News (29, June 2011)
B.C. wildlife group proposes non-lethal options to control local nuisance beaver

The Georgia Straight (2, June, 2011)
Will the Sunshine Coast ban trapping?

The Kingston Whig Standard (28, May, 2011)
Beaver cull causes flap

Coast Reporter (27, May, 2011)
Governments looking at trap ban

Coast Reporter (20, May, 2011)
Measures to push for bans gaining steam

Burnaby Now (20, April, 2011)
Fighting to end fur imports

The Vancouver Sun (15, April, 2011)
Dog injured in leghold trap set for wolf

The Vancouver Sun (Puppy Love blog)
(15, April, 2011)
Sechelt dog hurt after trapped in leghold trap

The Georgia Straight (12, April, 2011)
Canada’s Seal Hunt: On Thin Ice

Our Hen House (06, Apr, 2011)
Focusing on Fur

Vancouver Sun (10 Feb, 2011)
Private member’s bill targets sale and import of cat or dog fur products <

Georgia Straight (3 Feb, 2011)
Whistler sled dog massacre: a lesson to all of us

Georgia Straight (17 Jan, 2011)
In Year of the Rabbit: over-population looms across BC

Canadian University Press (2 Jan, 2011)
Fur is ‘eco-fabulous’, says council

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