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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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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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Victoria, BC | February 21, 2018. The University of Victoria is now officially a Fair Trade Campus.  The Canadian Fair Trade Network presented the designation certificate at an event at BiblioCafé on Feb. 21. The celebration coincided with UVic’s Love-A-Mug Week, an annual campaign to reduce the consumption of single-use coffee cups on campus.

The Fair Trade Campus designation is a reflection of UVic’s strong commitment to sustainability, as outlined in the...

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