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    5 ways to add some Fairtrade magic to your holiday season

    12 December 2018 by Gabriela Warrior Renaud, Fairtrade Canada

    1. At Home While you are busy treating your friends and family this holiday season, don’t forget about yourself! Take a detour at your local grocery shop, or browse online, and add some of your favorite Fairtrade items in your shopping cart. Here are some of my go-to holiday favourites:                  Dark chocolate advent calendar from Divine. Countdown the days until Christmas with this deliciously vegan Advent Calendar. As a s...

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    Six Ways Fairtrade Strengthens Human Rights

    10 December 2018 by Fairtrade International

    Today is Human Rights Day, and the 70th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. At Fairtrade we echo the UN’s call to stand up for equality, justice and human dignity. Find out some of the ways we work to ensure human rights are protected.

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    Camino 88% Intensely Dark – 2017 Product of the Year

    7 December 2018 by Ian Brown, Fairtrade Canada

    Concluding our series of posts looking at the winners of last year's Canadian Fairtrade Awards, today we’re looking at Camino’s 88% Intensely Dark chocolate bar – the 2017 Fairtrade Product of the Year.

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  • Choices Markets

    Choices Markets – 2017 Retailer of the Year

    6 December 2018 by Ian Brown, Fairtrade Canada

    Continuing our series of posts looking at the winners of last year's Canadian Fairtrade Awards, today we’re looking at Choices Markets – winner of the 2017 Retailer of the Year award.

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  • Ethical Bean Coffee

    Ethical Bean – 2017 Licensee of the Year and Excellence in Public Outreach

    3 December 2018 by Ian Brown, Fairtrade Canada

    Continuing our series of posts looking at the winners of the Canadian Fairtrade Awards, today we’re looking at a double winner – Ethical Bean Coffee.

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  • Alter Eco

    Alter Eco – 2017 New Product of the Year

    19 November 2018 by Ian Brown, Fairtrade Canada

    Continuing our series of posts looking at the winners of the 2017 Canadian Fairtrade Awards, today we’re looking at Alter Eco – winner of the 2017 New Product of the Year.

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    Selkirk, Manitoba – 2017 Fair Trade Town of the Year

    16 November 2018 by Ian Brown, Fairtrade Canada

    Continuing our series of posts looking at the winners of the 2017 Canadian Fairtrade Awards, today we’re looking at Selkirk, Manitoba – the 2017 Fair Trade Town of the Year, which recognizes Fair Trade Towns that highlight awareness of Fairtrade through the different program requirements and create successful public engagement for Fairtrade certified products.

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  • Neptaly & Claudio

    SDG 12 – Responsible Consumption and Production

    13 November 2018 by Ian Brown, Fairtrade Canada

    Continuing our series of blog posts about the relationship between the Sustainable Development Goals and Fairtrade, Goal number 12 is: Ensure sustainable consumption and production patterns.

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  • World Banana Forum

    Shaping the Future of the Banana Industry

    8 November 2018 by Jennie Coleman, Equifruit

    Usually, at the end of a big event, there’s a period of rest & reckoning once the “dust has settled”.  Last month, Equifruit hosted meetings of the World Banana Forum (WBF) in Montreal, but those looking for dust to settle with be sorely disappointed:  instead, picture a room full of people, from wide segments of the global industry, looking to collectively stir up and blow away dust from the way the banana industry has been operating for over a hundred years. 

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    Cégep de Sorel-Tracy – 2017 Fair Trade Campus of the Year

    5 November 2018 by Ian Brown, Fairtrade Canada

    Continuing our series of posts looking at the winners of the 2017 Canadian Fairtrade Awards, today we’re looking at Cégep de Sorel-Tracy – the 2017 Fair Trade Campus of the Year.

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