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 »

News Update

Canada’s Second and Manitoba’s First Fair Trade Designated School

Stonewall Collegiate becomes Canada’s second and Manitoba’s first Fair Trade School. Fairtrade Canada’s Fair Trade School Program recognizes schools demonstrating strong commitment to fair trade. Stonewall Collegiate joins as a sustainable leader supporting the work and lives of more than 1.5 million Fairtrade farmers and workers across 74 countries. Students witness the impact that they can have: “Being part of the fair trade movement has helped me understand the struggles people in developing countries have.  It is important for everyone to become educated if we really want to make a change” says Sherry LaCoste, student. Read more » or browse past updates »

Featured Campaign

Fair Trade Winnipeg Campaign

Based on Fair Trade Canada criteria, currently 21 towns and cities are recognized as Fair Trade, including Toronto, Vancouver and Edmonton. Our goal is to make Winnipeg next. Read more » or browse campaigns »

Fair Trade in the News

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