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June 27, 2018 | Markham, Ontario. SBA received their Fair Trade Designation and are proud that their purchases are supporting workers and producers in the Global South. The school is the 3rd high school in Ontario, and the 1st school in the York Catholic School Board to become Fair Trade Designated. SBA has become a model Fair Trade school and they are excited to encourage more schools to join them in becoming Fair Trade Designated.

“Buying fair trade products is way for each of us, every day, to contribute to the building of a better, more fair...

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Whether you are new to the Fair Trade Town Program or a seasoned leader, be sure to join our upcoming Quarterly Fair Trade Town Call on June 6th at 4:00 PST

Since our 2016 Fair Trade Conference in Halifax we started organizing Quarterly Fair Trade Town Calls to better connect groups across the country. The calls have been essential for sharing strengths and weaknesses across the program to build a foundation for how we can better move forward together. 


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May 7th, 2018 | Mont-Saint-Hilaire, Quebec. The Town of Mont-Saint-Hilaire is proud to announce that it has been officially recognized as a Fair Trade Town by Fairtrade Canada, in partnership with the Association québécoise du commerce équitable. 

At the regular council meeting held on May 7, the mayor and municipal councillors approved the city of Mont-Saint-Hilaire Fair Trade status designated by Fairtrade Canada and Canadian Fair Trade...

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Tuesday, May 1, 2018 | Sherbrooke, Quebec. Collège Mont Notre-Dame received its Fair Trade School designation on Tuesday, May 1st, on the first day of Fairtrade Month.

This designation has been awarded to the Collège by Fairtrade Canada, the Canadian Fair Trade Network and the Association québécoise du commerce equitable, who have acknowledged its outreach activities towards fair trade. The school is the first in the Eastern Townships region,...

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Saint Laurent, QC | April 23, 2018.  Mr. John McMahon, Director General of Vanier College is pleased to announce that Vanier has become a Fair Trade Designated Campus. In fact, Vanier College is the second CEGEP in the network and the first Anglophone College to achieve Fair Trade Campus designation in Quebec.

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