Why Buy Fair Trade?
Fair trade is a powerful tool that goes beyond charity and other aid programs, aiming to empower marginalized producers in improving their own living conditions. With the proper resources, capacity, and key relationships, disadvantaged producers are able to earn their own means to a better life for themselves and their communities. Learn more about Fair Trade »
This Saturday people in Canada and around the world are coming together to celebrate the fair trade movement in a global day of activation for real change. Join Fair Trade Manitoba and fair trade supporters in your community to show that you care about the farmers, workers and communities that produce the items that bring joy into your life, whether it’s a cup of coffee shared with friends, a decadent chocolate treat or your favourite cotton t-shirt. Read more » or browse past updates »
Fair Trade in the News
- Local business leader advocating fair trade in Winnipeg – The Lance, Mar 8, 2016
- Students at Humber College in Ontario discuss efforts to become a Fair Trade Campus – YouTube, Mar 2, 2016
- Manitoba Youth Speak Out: Spoken Word Project Focuses on Fair Trade – Manitoba Council for International Cooperation, Feb 25, 2016