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By Nadia Moharib,Calgary
September 28, 2012
The group, which claimed responsibility for a recent incident at a
Vancouver Snowflake store, threatens there will be more attacks at other
locations in Banff and Whistler, B.C.
"We will stop when the violence
and murder stops and it is only a matter of time before actions like these
start occurring at the other Snowflake locations in Whistler and Banff,"
stated an anonymous posting to an activist website.
Snowflake's director of finance, refused on Friday to comment on the
Halprin told QMI Agency previously that she has been
harassed by animal rights groups for years and fears it will only escalate.
In late August, Jerry Vlasak, with the Los Angeles based Animal
Liberation Front, told QMI Agency the attacks would continue.
comments came on the heels of incidents targeting Snowflake Furs and Spieser
Furs -- both of which had a noxious substance smelling like sour milk
sprayed throughout their mail slots.
Several months earlier, barrels
of red paint were thrown at the windows of four fur stores in Vancouver,
The Animal Liberation Front claimed
Snowflake has been targeted three times in the last
Halprin said even her home was targeted by vandals who poured
bleach on the front lawn and wrote “murderer lives here” in chalk on her
Police denounced the incidents as criminal acts while
appealing for help to locate suspects.