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  • Water

    SDGs 6, 14 & 15 – All about water, sanitation and life

    18 March 2019 by Ian Brown, Fairtrade Canada

    Continuing our series of blog posts about the relationship between the Sustainable Development Goals and Fairtrade, this month we’re focusing on three Goals:

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  • Mirzaayim Mamatalieva

    New Leadership School Strengthens Women Farmers

    8 March 2019 by Fairtrade International

    The theme of the 2019 International Women’s Day campaign is #BalanceforBetter. A new programme, launched by the Fairtrade Network of Asia & Pacific Producers, aims to improve women’s opportunities and help redress the gender balance in agricultural communities.

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  • Peru

    SFU goes to Peru

    25 February 2019 by Gabriela Warrior Renaud

    I recently chatted with Simon Fraser University (SFU) students Elysha Fong and Vanessa Milost Gonzalez about their experience traveling to Peru. 

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  • Child worker

    SDG 8 Target 7 – Eliminate forced and child labour

    21 January 2019 by Ian Brown, Fairtrade Canada

    It’s a crucial moment for Canada in the fight against child labour and modern slavery. 

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  • Joanys

    SDG 2 – Zero Hunger

    2 January 2019 by Ian Brown, Fairtrade Canada

    Welcome to 2019 and the second year of our series of blog posts about the relationship between Fairtrade and the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals. If you’re new to the series, you can get caught up here. The image above shows Joanys de Jesus Condeiro, a Fairtrade fruit farmer in Brazil. Photo by Maurice Ressel.

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  • Products

    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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  • APPBOSMAM

    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

    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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