// Canada Goose to stop buying fur and cease manufacturing with it by end of 2022
// The retailer has been criticised by animal rights groups for using Coyote fur
Canada Goose has said it will stop using fur in its products by the end of next year.
The Canadian retailer was previously criticised by animal rights groups for using Coyote fur as a trim on its premium jackets.
Canada Goose has now pledged it would stop buying the material by the end of this year and cease manufacturing with it by the end of 2022.
Canada Goose has long been criticised by animal welfare groups like PETA.
The retailer’s president and chief executive, Dani Reiss, said the decision to stop using fur was linked to the company wanting to become more sustainable.
Humane Society International said the decision was a “momentous step in the demise of cruel fur fashion”.
PETA said the down industry use painful methods to kill geese for their feathers, but Canada Goose’s website says the company use responsibly sourced down from the poultry industry.