Fairtrade Products

  • Ben & Alysha

    Celebrating Fair Trade Weddings

    4 December 2017 by Ian Brown, Fairtrade Canada

    While many of you have attended public Fair Trade Events, such as festivals or conferences, did you know that private events can also be designated  as Fair Trade? This year saw the first four Fair Trade weddings in Canada, with three in Manitoba and one in Quebec. 

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  • Quito

    Fairtrade Canada Visit to Ecuador

    28 November 2017 by Ian Brown, Fairtrade Canada

    Three staff from Fairtrade Canada recently spent a fascinating week in Ecuador visiting a number of fair trade producers. 

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  • Ethical Bean

    Go Fairtrade This Holiday Season

    9 November 2017 by Ian Brown, Fairtrade Canada

    This holiday season your gift-giving and entertaining can have a meaningful impact beyond the immediate gratitude of your family and friends. Buying Fairtrade certified products to give as gifts or to serve to your guests can make a huge difference in the lives of families and communities in the Global South. 

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  • Halloween

    Trick or Treat Fair This Halloween

    24 October 2017 by Victoria Ross, Fairtrade Canada

    The only scary part of your Halloween should be your costume. Be sure to look for the FAIRTRADE Mark when shopping for chocolates or other sweet treats this Halloween. Buying Fairtrade makes a significant difference in the lives of farmers and their families around the world. 

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  • Fairtrade

    Why Companies Go Fairtrade

    3 October 2017 by Helen Reimer, Fairtrade Canada

    It has been so exciting to see 52 campuses get involved with the 2017 Fair Trade Campus Week! I saw the same momentum building when I was a student in the UK and know that solidarity for Fairtrade here can help build momentum for bigger changes at all levels.

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  • Kick Ass

    Kick Ass by Kicking Horse Coffee – Product of the Year

    11 September 2017 by Ian Brown, Fairtrade Canada

    In a series of blog posts, we are pleased to be showcasing the winners of the 2016 Canadian Fairtrade Awards. The Canadian Fairtrade Awards recognize exceptional Fairtrade supporters and are an opportunity to celebrate all of the great work done in the year by businesses, organizations and individuals.

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  • Amber

    Back to School After A Fair Trade Trek

    29 August 2017 by Ian Brown, Fairtrade Canada

    Amber Minor is a leader within the Fair Trade Schools Program, having achieved the designation for the school at which she teaches – McKay Public School in Port Colborne, ON - in June 2016. The school’s commitment to Fairtrade is very impressive, and they won the Canadian Fairtrade Award for best Fair Trade School the same year.

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  • VISF

    Vancouver International Soccer Festival – A Fair Trade Event

    25 July 2017 by James Milligan and Ian Brown

    The 13th annual Vancouver International Soccer Festival took place July 7-9. A designated Fair Trade Event since 2013, and the only ongoing Fair Trade sporting event in Canada, the VISF is a great example of collaboration between Fairtrade Canada licensees and Fair Trade Programs. 

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  • University of Ottawa has new Fairtrade ancillary information in 6 locations

    26 January 2017 by Maryann Moffitt in collaboration with Mélissa Dubé

    The University of Ottawa became Canada’s 7th Fair Trade Campus in early 2014. Since then, they have been actively promoting fair trade by holding initiatives such as Muggy Mondays or by participating in Fair Trade Campus Week. They’ve recently added informative Fairtrade ancillary information in 6 locations.


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  • Support a Fair Deal for Farmers in 2017

    2 January 2017 by Ian Brown, Fairtrade Canada

    After the indulgences of the holiday season, many of us see the new year as a chance to think about how we want to improve our lives. When you’re making resolutions this week, think of how small changes to your purchases can make a big difference in the lives of producers around the world. 

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