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 »
Save the Date – From Thursday to Saturday, February 18-20, 2016, leaders from across the fair trade movement in Canada will converge on Winnipeg, Manitoba. Following three successful years in Calgary, Toronto and Montreal, the Canadian Fair Trade Network has decided to host its 4th annual National Fair Trade Conference in the heart of Canada, Winnipeg. While this conference is still a long way out, planning has already begun! Read more » or browse past updates »
The Fair Trade Challenge is going to be a blast! Beginning on Valentine’s Day (February 14) and concluding on March 15, the Fair Trade Challenge still promotes consumer choice and inspires ethical purchasing. The core challenge will remain the same: consume Fair Trade tea, coffee, and chocolate for 30 days. Read more » or browse campaigns »