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  • Ethical Bean

    Ethical Bean Coffee – Licensee of the Year

    18 September 2017 by Ian Brown, Fairtrade Canada

    In a series of blog posts, we are pleased to be showcasing the winners of the 2016 Canadian Fairtrade Awards. The Canadian Fairtrade Awards recognize exceptional Fairtrade supporters and are an opportunity to celebrate all of the great work done in the year by businesses, organizations and individuals.

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  • Julie Francoeur

    A note from the Executive Director, Julie Francoeur

    13 September 2017 by Julie Francoeur, Fairtrade Canada

    I am thrilled to have taken on the Executive Direction of Fairtrade Canada this last July, after more than 8 years working with producers in Latin America and the Caribbean in support of their commitment to fair trade and their journey on Fairtrade certification. 

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  • Kick Ass

    Kick Ass by Kicking Horse Coffee – Product of the Year

    11 September 2017 by Ian Brown, Fairtrade Canada

    In a series of blog posts, we are pleased to be showcasing the winners of the 2016 Canadian Fairtrade Awards. The Canadian Fairtrade Awards recognize exceptional Fairtrade supporters and are an opportunity to celebrate all of the great work done in the year by businesses, organizations and individuals.

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  • Amber

    Back to School After A Fair Trade Trek

    29 August 2017 by Ian Brown, Fairtrade Canada

    Amber Minor is a leader within the Fair Trade Schools Program, having achieved the designation for the school at which she teaches – McKay Public School in Port Colborne, ON - in June 2016. The school’s commitment to Fairtrade is very impressive, and they won the Canadian Fairtrade Award for best Fair Trade School the same year.

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  • Selkirk

    City of Selkirk – Workplace of the Year

    21 August 2017 by Ian Brown - Fairtrade Canada

    In a series of blog posts, we are pleased to be showcasing the winners of the 2016 Canadian Fairtrade Awards. The Canadian Fairtrade Awards recognize exceptional Fairtrade supporters and are an opportunity to celebrate all of the great work done in the year by businesses, organizations and individuals.

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  • EWB Regina

    Engineers Without Borders, University of Regina Chapter – Excellence in Consumer Education

    14 August 2017 by Ian Brown, Fairtrade Canada

    In a series of blog posts, we are pleased to be showcasing the winners of the 2016 Canadian Fairtrade Awards. The Canadian Fairtrade Awards recognize exceptional Fairtrade supporters and are an opportunity to celebrate all of the great work done in the year by businesses, organizations and individuals.

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  • Discovery Organics

    Discovery Organics – Trader of the Year

    28 July 2017 by Ian Brown, Fairtrade Canada

    In a series of blog posts, we are pleased to be showcasing the winners of the 2016 Canadian Fairtrade Awards. The Canadian Fairtrade Awards recognize exceptional Fairtrade supporters and are an opportunity to celebrate all of the great work done in the year by businesses, organizations and individuals.

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  • VISF

    Vancouver International Soccer Festival – A Fair Trade Event

    25 July 2017 by James Milligan and Ian Brown

    The 13th annual Vancouver International Soccer Festival took place July 7-9. A designated Fair Trade Event since 2013, and the only ongoing Fair Trade sporting event in Canada, the VISF is a great example of collaboration between Fairtrade Canada licensees and Fair Trade Programs. 

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  • Brandon

    Brandon – Town of the Year

    24 July 2017 by Ian Brown, Fairtrade Canada

    In a series of blog posts, we are pleased to be showcasing the winners of the 2016 Canadian Fairtrade Awards. The Canadian Fairtrade Awards recognize exceptional Fairtrade supporters and are an opportunity to celebrate all of the great work done in the year by businesses, organizations and individuals.

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  • Fairtrade and Organic

    Fairtrade and Organic Go Hand in Hand

    19 July 2017 by Kyle Freund, Fairtrade America and Ian Brown, Fairtrade Canada

    Some pairings just make sense. Peanut butter and jam. Simon and Garfunkel. While each has its virtues individually, together they add up to something even better. Such is the case when you pair Fairtrade with organic, because each brings out the best in the other.

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