As the year comes to a close it provides us a break in the year to look back as well an opportunity to look forward. The fair trade movement in Canada has grown considerably in 2014 as more and more Canadians join the movement and push for change. Driven by what have become urgent times globally, the time to act is now.
The back-to-school rush, and unofficial start to the year, is now underway—and the coming months look to be busy from coast to coast. McGill University hit the ground running, setting a seriously high bar for the rest of us by baking the world's largest fair trade brownie! Read more about the 4,419-lb fair trade treat and much more...
We hope you're having a wonderful summer!
2014 has proved to be quite the year! And while some are off enjoying some well-deserved vacations, many have been busy planning for the upcoming fall! September looks to be a busy month, with the Fairtrade awards coming up on the 11th and Fair Trade Campus Week running from the 22nd to 26th. Read on to learn more!
It's mid-year already, and as we ready ourselves for sunshine and warm weather, the CFTN has plenty of news to share - including the release of the Summer/Fall 2014 edition of Fair Trade Magazine! We also have updates on the coming Fair Trade Campus Week, dates for the 2015 CFTN National Conference, a new Fair Trade Event designation, and development of a new Fair Trade Schools program. Enjoy!
With two new Fair Trade Towns announced in the past few weeks, Fair Trade Fortnight, and World Fair Trade Day, it has been an exciting and eventful period for fair trade. Featuring Brandon and Trois-Rivières, the launch of Fair Trade Magazine ordering, plus an array of news, views, and developments from across the country, there's much to update on!
Brandon, MB becomes Manitoba's 2nd, and Canada's 19th, Fair Trade Town - Fairtrade Canada has awarded the City of Brandon official designation as a Fair Trade
Feature: Peterborough, ON - Trent University becomes Canada's 8th Fair Trade Campus!