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 »
For its 6th year, the National Fair Trade Conference heads to Vancouver, BC, where the Canadian Fair Trade Network and many other industry leaders got their start. Read more »
Today the City of Winnipeg joins a global movement to drive social and environmental sustainability by becoming Canada’s 25th Fair Trade Town. The city joins more than 1,850 communities around the world as a supporter of fairer conditions and better wages for the farmers and workers who make and grow the products we import from the Global South. Read more »
Fair Trade in the News
- Winnipeg, 25e ville canadienne équitable – CBC Radio-Canada, Sep 29, 2017
- Winnipeg Officially a Fair Trade Town – CTV Winnipeg, Sep 29, 2017
- Winnipeg Becomes 25tgh ‘Fair Trade Town’ in Canada – Chris D, Sep 29, 2017