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Quebec fair trade association, the Association québécoise du commerce équitable (AQCE), has declared a fair trade focus for each month of the coming year:
The first annual Canadian Fairtrade Awards, recognizing businesses for their commitment to ethical business practices that support farming communities and sustainable agriculture around the world, were presented this week in Toronto, to: 
Actualité - 22 September 2012 - Tag : Canadian Fairtrade Awards, Fair trade, Insist on fair trade
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...
Fair Trade Fortnight is a chance for businesses and private citizens to show their support for small producers in other countries.
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...
At the recent International Furnishing Show in Germany, the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) and Fairtrade introduced a new type of furniture with dual FSC and Fairtrade labels. The wood, mainly from Bolivia, Chili and Honduras, is grown in forests managed according to strict ecological, social and economic criteria.   This initiative gives a boost to small producers of...
Actualité - 30 January 2012 - Tag : Fair trade, Fair trade certification, Insist on fair trade
Equiterre t-shirts in fair trade organic cotton are now available from Montreal-based nonprofit co-operative FibrEthik.  
Actualité - 29 November 2011 - Tag : Ethical fashion, Insist on fair trade, Responsible consumption
Is Christmas a holiday that you celebrate, but with a feeling of deep reservation, even guilt, at the consumer excess and waste? Don't feel bad.  There's hope. You can give the season new meaning by choosing new traditions that reflect your true values. Here are some ideas to get you started. Share them with your friends and family. Who knows, you may even spark a...
Fair trade products are becoming more common. But they aren't everywhere yet! Help make the world a better place by insisting on fair trade products wherever you go: corner stores, restaurants, work. Get informed To be convincing, you have to know what you're talking about.
Solution - 17 December 2010 - Tag : Fair trade, Insist on fair trade, Retailers, Rights, Workers