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May 9th, 2017 | Selkirk, Manitoba. The movement has taken hold in the City of Selkirk. Thanks to the tremendous support of local businesses, community groups and engaged youth, the city has officially earned its designation as a Fair Trade Town.

Selkirk Mayor Larry Johannson joined the entire city council in making the announcement at a special ceremony at Ecole Selkirk Junior High School on May 9.

“This is a testament to the great sense of social and environmental responsibility shown by so many people in our community,” the mayor said. “This really shows that...

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While every day should be a celebration of Fairtrade products, May is the opportunity to come together to celebrate and demand fair deals for the producers of the Global South. Join thousands of Canadians from coast to coast and choose products that change lives! More details.

There will also be a special celebration happening the weekend of World...

April 28th, 2017 | La Prairie, Quebec. École de La Magdeleine has been named Canada’s 15th Fair Trade School!

École de Le Magdeleine has become the 8th Fair Trade designated School in Quebec, and 15th in Canada! The designation comes after a great deal of work from students involved in the schools Magasin du Monde project! The new designation was celebrate at a school wide event on the 28th of April, and staff and students at Magdeleine are thrilled to be part of the fair trade movement.

“Congratulations to École de la Magdeleine for their Fair Trade School designation! The...

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Edmonton, AB | April 19, 2017. It’s official! MacEwan has been designated a Fair Trade Campus. Joining the University of Calgary, MacEwan University is the second Fair Trade Campus is Alberta! 

The designation represents an opportunity to acknowledge the significant purchasing power that Canadian Universities have, and how changes in procurement have the ability to change the lives of farmers and producers in various countries across the world.

MacEwan Food Services transitioned to serving Fairtrade coffee and tea in all non-franchised locations and on all...

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April 12, 2017 | Calgary, Alberta. Calgary Arts Academy has become Calgary’s 1st Fair Trade   designated School and the 14th in Canada! They are joining a growing number of Canadian schools who are driving a powerful global movement for change by demonstrating a strong commitment to fair trade among its administrators, teachers, and students.

On the 12th of April, Calgary Arts Academy announced their designation to be the first Fair Trade School in Calgary. CAA advocates to create and engage a community around fair trade and...

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