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Canada’s fur trade is booming again — thanks to demand from China’s new capitalists

Posted on July 11th, 2013 at 17:35 by Paul Jay in category: News -- Write a comment

 

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Men with wild beards, in bearskin coats, paddling voyageur canoes, tromping about the great Canadian wilds and trapping furs — this, Canada, is our furry heritage. Before we were anything we were trappers; a nation built on pelts.
Now it is 2013. Oil is king. But Canadian fur is making a comeback.[

  1. I had a colleague who paid his way through college hunting beaver.

  2. Bait taken, you animal!

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