Montreal Canadiens’ Bruiser Bashes Furriers

Published by PETA.

The Montreal Canadiens’ star enforcer, Georges Laraque, is brawny and brainy. He’s vegetarian and steers clear of pigs, chickens, and other commonly consumed animals, a decision he made after seeing the animal-friendly feature film Earthlings. Not only that, but he teamed up with dozens of members of Concordia Animal Rights Association (CARA) this weekend to protest outside the North American Fur & Fashion Exposition of Montreal.


CTV News (CFCF), CJAD radio, and Montreal Mirror lined up to talk to the hockey star about the notoriously cruel fur industry.
George Laraque
Georges needed our PETA Logo tee in size XXL to cover all those muscles!
George Laraque


Written by Karin Bennett

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