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 2017 will take place on Saturday March 3 2018 in conjunction with the national fair trade conference in Vancouver organised by the Canadian Fair Trade Network.

General Eligibility

Applications are now open for nominations for the 2017 Canadian Fairtrade Awards.

Only responses relating to the FAIRTRADE Mark and promotion of the FAIRTRADE Mark will be considered. The time period for consideration is July 1, 2016 to June 30, 2017. Winners are not eligible to win more than 2 years in a row in the same Awards category. Before applying or nominating, make sure to consult the rules.

Deadline: The final day for receipt of applications is October 15, 2017. No late applications will be accepted.

Please submit applications for the following categories to

Categories of Awards

(Click on the appropriate category to proceed with application)

*1 New this year, we kindly ask the Fair Trade Programs to apply by using the provided Canadian Fairtrade Awards Applications. No other forms (such as your Fair Trade Program annual renewal form or your Fair Trade Program application form) will be accepted. If you have any questions, please contact

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