News Updates

  • Fair Trade Bananas Appeal to Aware Consumers

    Posted February 23rd 2009

    The following article appeared in the Brandon Sun Sunday, February 22, 2009. Written by Fair Trade Outreach Coordinator Zack Gross. Read More »

  • Interlake Spectator article: Evergreen Backs Fair Trade

    Posted January 30th 2009

    The front page of this week’s Interlake Spectator features an article by Roger Newman on the Evergreen School Board’s decision to go fair trade. Keep reading for the full article, or visit the The Interlake Spectator to read it there. Read More »

  • Sign up for the 2009 One-Month Challenge

    Posted December 9th 2008

    Registration for the 2009 One-Month Challenge is now open. Visit the One-Month Challenge page to sign up as an individual or with a group. Read More »

  • Engaging Manitobans on fair trade in 2008-09

    Posted October 15th 2008

    In 2008-09, MCIC is carrying out a major province-wide project called “Engaging Manitobans on Fair Trade” that aims to connect global economic relationships to the daily lives and practices of Manitobans. The project is now well underway. Activities include the following… Read More »

  • Speaker Challenges Communities to “Go Fair Trade”

    Posted October 7th 2008

    Reykia Fick, Outreach Coordinator for TransFair Canada, will be in Manitoba for three days this week to challenge local communities to officially go fair trade.  Reykia is the prime contact for the national Fair Trade Towns Campaign, wherein communities strive to meet six criteria that will lead to their fair trade designation.  Read More »

  • Thinking about Global Trade Over 25,073 Cups of Coffee

    Posted March 14th 2008

    More than 1,000 Manitobans, representing more than 50 businesses, community groups and churches, have spent the month thinking about global trade while enjoying 25,073 cups of fair-trade coffee. Fair Trade Manitoba’s One-Month Challenge ends today, with participants showing support for producers in the developing world by pledging to drink fair trade coffee and tea, and eat fair trade chocolate for 30 days. Read More »

This program was made possible with financial support of the Government of Manitoba,
and was undertaken with the financial support of the Government of Canada provided through Global Affairs Canada (GAC)

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