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October 2023 newsletter

October 2023 newsletter

  • The RRMFC is looking forward to another successful season buying furs & hides from Métis citizens. If you are attending the AGA October 13 – 15, please make sure you stop by our booth for general updates and market analysis for fur prices in the upcoming season.
  • The artisan program is ready to launch, Artisans who are interested in participating in the new program will be able to get tanned furs / leather at the RRMFC AGA booth. A registration form will be required to be filled out.
  • Don’t forget about the trap replacement program. Any traps that are damaged or illegal to use based on the Federal government AIHTS agreement (Environment of Canada) can be replaced. Please note, a maximum dollar amount has been established and you should reach out to Jason White directly for mor information on this program.
  • Jason White (RRMFC) and Shaun Hampton (LRCC) will be sending out a notice regarding in-person trips to regional offices. The trip will have information regarding market updates on fur if you are not able to attend the AGA along with a presentation from LRCC. Trappers may want to get a loan for new traps, skidoo, 4 wheelers, etc., this support can be beneficial for trappers looking to enhance their trapping operations. Please stay tuned for confirmed dates and times in your region.
  • Tentative dates for the first fur buying trip of the season. Confirmation of dates will be posted on RRMFC website / MMF home webpage and regional Facebook postings.
  • Thompson December 15 (10 – 11 am)
  • The Pas December 15 (4 – 6 pm)
  • Swan River December 16 (11 am – 1 pm)
  • Dauphin December 16 (4 – 6 pm)
  • Brandon December 17 (11 am – 1 pm)
  • St Laurent December 19 (11 am – 1 pm)
  • St Malo December 20 (11 am – 1 pm)
  • Winnipeg by appointment anytime

If you have any questions, please contact Jason White directly.