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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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International Development Week (IDW) is here! From February 4 to 10, 2018, individuals and organizations across the country are asked to engage others in learning about – and contributing to – efforts that empower and support disadvantaged communities across the globe. One particular effort could be using your purchases, investments, and policies to support fair trade and empower producers and workers across the Global South.

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Edmonton, AB | January 12, 2018. Today, the University of Alberta joined the ranks of nearly 30 post-secondary campuses in Canada that are designated Fair Trade Campuses!

“Congratulations to the University of Alberta in Edmonton, the 30th designated Fair Trade Campus in Canada. It is wonderful to start 2018 by welcoming the 40,000 students from the U of A to the family of fair trade supporters across the country. Changing trade starts with communities like yours making a commitment to support farmers and workers in the global South,” said...

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