Canadian Fairtrade Awards

The Canadian Fairtrade Awards recognize exceptional Fairtrade supporters, partners and allies, including retailers, traders, towns and campuses. Celebrate with us best-in-class Fairtrade performance! 


The Canadian Fairtrade Awards takes place annually with a formal ceremony where trophies are awarded by an independent panel of judges to celebrate noteworthy contributions of Fairtrade stakeholders across Canada. We’re delighted to let you know that the Canadian Fairtrade Awards 2018 will take place on Saturday March 2nd 2019, in conjunction with the national fair trade conference in Ottawa organised by the Canadian Fair Trade Network.

General Eligibility

The deadline for applications for the 2018 Canadian Fairtrade Awards was November 28, 2018, so we are unable to accept any further applications.

Categories of Awards

  • Campus of the Year
  • Event of the Year
  • Excellence in Producer Partnership
  • Excellence in Public Outreach
  • Fairtrade All Star
  • Faith Group of the Year
  • Licensee of the Year
  • Lifetime Achievement Award *1
  • New Product of the Year
  • Product of the Year
  • Retailer of the Year
  • School of the Year
  • Town of the Year
  • Workplace of the Year

* The Lifetime Achievement Award is judged jointly by Fairtrade Canada ED and the Canadian Fairtrade Awards Committee.