Canadian Fairtrade Awards

The Canadian Fairtrade Awards recognize the vision, leadership, and tireless commitment to sustainable trade of the Canadian fair trade grassroots and business community.

Get your free tickets now for the Canadian Fairtrade Awards ceremony, taking place at Festival Hall in Calgary on Saturday March 14th, in conjunction with the 8th Annual National Fair Trade Conference


Awards Categories

Business   Community

People’s Choice Award - Fairtrade All-Star

The Fairtrade All-Star Award recognizes an individual for their outstanding contributions to the Canadian fair trade movement, strong advocacy for trade justice, the promotion of Fairtrade certified products in their community, and the championing of the values espoused by the global fair trade movement.

The nominees for the Fairtrade All-Star Award were selected in collaboration with our partners at the Canadian Fair Trade Network and L'Association québécoise du commerce équitable.

Fair Trade Campus Week All-Star

The winner of the Fair Trade Campus Week All-Star award for 2019 is Carleton University.



Chris Oluoch - Head of Region– Eastern & Central Africa Network, Fairtrade Africa


Adria Vasil - Managing Digital Editor, Corporate Knights


Joé St-Germain - Chargé de projet aux certifications Cégep Vert du Québec et CPE durable, ENvironnement JEUnesse


The below is a summary. Please read our DETAILED RULES carefully before proceeding with a nomination.

  • Only responses relating to the FAIRTRADE Mark will be considered.
  • Nominations can be made businesses and community groups for themselves, or an individual can nominate any such entity.
  • The time period for consideration is the 2019 calendar year.
  • Applications or nominations can be made in multiple categories, however any company, group or individual can only win in one category per year.