Our members have been working to promote fair trade since 1996. At the time, there were only two points of sale for fair trade products in all of Quebec.
Although fair trade products like coffee, chocolate and bananas are now readily available, North-South inequities persist.
With the exception of the occasional fundraising item, we have never sold fair trade products....
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Support Éric St-Pierre, photojournalist and founder of the Association québécoise du commerce équitable, in his nomination as francophone fair trade personality of the year for 2012.
To vote for Éric, go to the Ekitinfo website (in French only). But hurry, you only have until the end of January.
Crédit: ©Fanny Lasselin
Does your organization sell certified fair trade products? You may be eligible for a new fair trade award.
Fairtrade Canada is launching the Canadian Fairtrade Awards. The goal is to highlight Canadian retailers who have done the most to promote fair trade products to their customers over the past year, especially during Fair Trade Fortnight, Canada's annual celebration of...
In honour of Fair Trade Fortnight, you're invited to the 5th edition of our Fair Trade Bazaar. This year's focus? The people and the products behind the fair trade economy.
meet the people who work closely with producers in developing countries
discover the products they promote, including lesser known products such as wine and flowers
Must see: Bazaar spokesperson...