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  • Ma Joaquina Garcia Molina

    SDG 3 – Good Health and Well-Being

    15 October 2018 by Ian Brown, Fairtrade Canada

    Continuing our series of blog posts about the relationship between the Sustainable Development Goals and Fairtrade, Goal number 3 is Ensure healthy lives and promote well-being for all at all ages.

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  • Vanessa D'Antico

    Vanessa D’Antico – 2017 Ambassador of the Year and Fairtrade All-Star

    10 October 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 – Vanessa D’Antico, who was the winner of the 2017 Ambassador of the Year award, as well as being named the 2017 Fairtrade All-Star.

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  • Óscar Ortiz

    Coffee: Black Gold and the Story of Exploitation

    28 September 2018 by Julie Francoeur, Fairtrade Canada

    As the second most widely consumed drink in the world, coffee culture has deep roots. With independent cafes popping up on every urban street corner and demand for high-quality beans on the rise, coffee has evolved into a multibillion-dollar industry. Here in Canada, 85% of Canadians aged 18-79 reported drinking coffee in 2017.

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  • Martial Quintero

    A week of celebration

    25 September 2018 by Ian Brown, Fairtrade Canada

    It’s a busy and exciting week for us here at Fairtrade Canada, with the launch of the International Fair Trade Charter, the third anniversary of the adoption of the Sustainable Development Goals, the sixth annual Fair Trade Campus Week, and the first ever Gender Equality Week.

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  • SDG4

    SDG 4 – Quality Education

    10 September 2018 by Ian Brown, Fairtrade Canada

    Continuing our series of blog posts about the relationship between the Sustainable Development Goals and Fairtrade, Goal number 4 is Ensure inclusive and equitable quality education and promote lifelong learning opportunities for all.

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  • APPBOSMAM

    SDG 10 - Reduced inequalities

    15 August 2018 by Ian Brown, Fairtrade Canada

    Continuing our series of blog posts about the relationship between the Sustainable Development Goals and Fairtrade, Goal number 10 is Reduce inequality within and among countries.

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  • Fairtrade

    Ask me about my Feminist Agenda

    7 August 2018 by Helen Reimer, Fairtrade Canada

    On June 21st and 22nd, I joined fellow feminists at The Global Centre for Pluralism here in Ottawa for the Women’s Economic Empowerment Event (WEE). 

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  • Doi Chaang

    Doi Chaang – 2017 Excellence in Producer Partnership Award

    30 July 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 Doi Chaang – winner of the 2017 Award for Excellence in Producer Partnership.

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  • Fairtrade Coffee Forum

    Celebrating 30 Years of Fairtrade Coffee at the First Coffee Forum

    19 July 2018 by Sofia Molina, Fairtrade Canada

    On June 20th, I had the opportunity to join coffee producers, importers and roasters in Amsterdam for the first Fairtrade Coffee Forum to celebrate 30 years of Fairtrade coffee.

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  • Olds High School

    Olds High School - 2017 Fair Trade School of the Year

    4 July 2018 by Ian Brown, Fairtrade Canada

    We recently announced the winners of the 2017 Canadian Fairtrade Awards. This is the first in a series of posts looking at each of the winners in more detail. The 2017 winner of Fair Trade School of the Year is Olds High School in Olds, Alberta. 

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