Who is Fairtrade Canada?

Fairtrade is a global movement with a strong and active presence in Canada, represented by Fairtrade Canada.

Fairtrade is a movement for change that works directly with businesses, consumers and campaigners to make trade fair for farmers and workers. The international Fairtrade system represents the world's largest and most recognized fair trade system. We are a global organization working to secure a better deal for farmers and workers.

Our Vision

A world where trade justice and sustainable development principles are practiced globally, thereby moving world farmers and workers from a position of vulnerability to security and economic self-sufficiency.

Our Mission

Fairtrade Canada contributes to the success of the international Fairtrade certification system by:

  • Increasing the sales of Fairtrade certified products in Canada 
  • Maximizing the benefits of Fairtrade to farmers and workers 
  • Supporting the work done globally by Fairtrade International 
  • Working with like-minded organizations to educate Canadians about Fairtrade