University of British Columbia


UBC is celebrating its status as Canada’s first Fair Trade campus with its first Fair Trade Week (March 5 – 9) to raise awareness of what Fair Trade is, what UBC’s role is, and highlight what products are available on campus.


All week at UBC

Fair Trade Happy Hour

FREE Fair Trade coffee or tea, bring your own mug to any participating UBC Food Services locations. The timing will be different each day. Stay tuned here for details about when to fill your mug each day!

Scavenger Hunt

Find all the Fair Trade Treasures on campus and enter for a chance to win a Fair Trade Gift Basket. Hunt ends Friday, drop completed list at the UBC Bookstore. Pick up the Official FT Scavenger Hunt list at any UBC Food Services Location or UBC Bookstore starting Monday March 5th. The list will also be available online at the start of Fair Trade Week .


Monday

Fair Trade Flash Mob 

The UBC Bookstore is inviting the entire UBC Community to participate in a Fair Trade Flash Mob to kick off UBC's Fair Trade Week. Please see the details here for the training (March 1) and the actual mob (March 5)!

 

Wednesday

Fair Trade Fair

Fair Trade products, samples, and information - 11:30 am - 2 pm at UBC Bookstore Plaza with Fair Trade Vancouver, vendors, including a lunch and learn presentation from Engineers Without Borders


Thursday

Fair Disruptions 

Hit the streets with these great new cards from Fairtrade Canada! Read the details here about this cross-Canada event being organized by UBC-O!

Fair Trade Fun Run

12:45pm, Main Mall, Keorner Plaza


Friday

Scavenger hunt wrap up

Bring your completed scavenger hunt forms to the UBC Bookstore to be entered in a draw for a |Fair Trade gift basket!


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