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  • SDG4

    SDG 4 – Quality Education

    10 September 2018 by Ian Brown, Fairtrade Canada

    Continuing our series of blog posts about the relationship between the Sustainable Development Goals and Fairtrade, Goal number 4 is Ensure inclusive and equitable quality education and promote lifelong learning opportunities for all.

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  • APPBOSMAM

    SDG 10 - Reduced inequalities

    15 August 2018 by Ian Brown, Fairtrade Canada

    Continuing our series of blog posts about the relationship between the Sustainable Development Goals and Fairtrade, Goal number 10 is Reduce inequality within and among countries.

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  • Fairtrade

    Ask me about my Feminist Agenda

    7 August 2018 by Helen Reimer, Fairtrade Canada

    On June 21st and 22nd, I joined fellow feminists at The Global Centre for Pluralism here in Ottawa for the Women’s Economic Empowerment Event (WEE). 

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  • Doi Chaang

    Doi Chaang – 2017 Excellence in Producer Partnership Award

    30 July 2018 by Ian Brown, Fairtrade Canada

    Continuing our series of posts looking at the winners of the Canadian Fairtrade Awards, today we’re looking at Doi Chaang – winner of the 2017 Award for Excellence in Producer Partnership.

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  • Fairtrade Coffee Forum

    Celebrating 30 Years of Fairtrade Coffee at the First Coffee Forum

    19 July 2018 by Sofia Molina, Fairtrade Canada

    On June 20th, I had the opportunity to join coffee producers, importers and roasters in Amsterdam for the first Fairtrade Coffee Forum to celebrate 30 years of Fairtrade coffee.

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  • Olds High School

    Olds High School - 2017 Fair Trade School of the Year

    4 July 2018 by Ian Brown, Fairtrade Canada

    We recently announced the winners of the 2017 Canadian Fairtrade Awards. This is the first in a series of posts looking at each of the winners in more detail. The 2017 winner of Fair Trade School of the Year is Olds High School in Olds, Alberta. 

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  • SDG 17

    SDG 17 – Partnerships for the Goals

    14 June 2018 by Ian Brown, Fairtrade Canada

    Continuing our series of blog posts about the relationship between the Sustainable Development Goals and Fairtrade, Goal number 17 is Revitalize the global partnership for sustainable development

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  • Coffee

    Changing trade means action on climate change

    19 April 2018 by Ian Brown, Fairtrade Canada

    With Earth Day coming up on April 22nd, we’re looking at how Fairtrade relates to Sustainable Development Goal 13 – take urgent action to combat climate change and its impacts. According to the UN, “climate change affects every country on every continent. [It] presents the single biggest threat to development, and its widespread, unprecedented impacts disproportionately burden the poorest and most vulnerable.”

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  • Grenada

    Changing Trade Starts With Gender Equality

    8 March 2018 by Julie Francoeur, Fairtrade Canada

    As today is International Women’s Day, we are focusing on Sustainable Development Goal number 5 – achieve gender equality and empower all women and girls.

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  • 2017 Winners

    2017 Canadian Fairtrade Awards

    5 March 2018 by Ian Brown, Fairtrade Canada

    On Saturday March 3rd, the 2017 Canadian Fairtrade Awards were presented to individuals, businesses and organizations to celebrate their achievements in the world of Fairtrade. More than 150 guests attended the ceremony held at the SFU Segal Building in Vancouver, in conjunction with the 6th annual Canadian Fair Trade Conference organized by CFTN.

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