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February / March 2017 – Fair Trade Jewellery Co

The best Kind of Bling for Your Valentines Day Gift. You’ll usually find Fairtrade Certification stamped on agricultural products, coffee, bananas, chocolate… but what about gold? That question brought me to Robin Gambhir partner-owner of Toronto’s Fair Trade Jewelle
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December / January 2017 – Planet Bean

Planet Bean is a Worker Cooperative in Guelph; They sell 100% Organic and 100% Fairtrade coffee beans and have a deep almost relentless commitment to producer rights. The coolest thing about Planet Bean is their deep relationship with their producer cooperative partners. Our organizat
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4000 Incoming York U, LA&PS Students wearing Fairtrade, Organic T-Shirts

Yesterday afternoon York University’s largest Faculty, Liberal Arts & Professional Studies (LA&PS), welcomed more than 4,000 new students, proudly providing them with Fair-trade and Organic-certified t-shirts. This initiative was one more demonstration of the Faculty’s commitm
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Fair Trade Class At York University!

York University is now offering a joint undergraduate / graduate class on fair trade ! 
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Showing What Fair Trade Is All About

It is already the third Fair Trade Show and Fair Trade Toronto is excited to be present at both days of the event! For the past two shows, The Fair Trade Show has been growing exponentially and it is no surprise that it is located at the Enercare Building at the Exhibition.  With over
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Fair Trade Fair + Cafe!

Donway Covenant United Church is hosting a Fair Trade Fair with vendors, movies, and workshops! Fair Trade Toronto will be selling Liam’s Letters, doing airbrush tattoos and conducting a workshop! Free parking is available and the event begins at 10am on May 7th! If you’d
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Save the Date!

Fair Trade Toronto is celebrating our 3rd anniversary as the largest fair trade designated city in North America! We’re doing it BIG! Join us at Toronto City Hall on May 8th at 1pm for our annual flag raising and some awesome goodies. Stay tuned for more updates as the event app
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Going Bananas for (Fairtrade) Bananas

Most people love fruit. Bananas, in particular, are a popular fruit that act as a prebiotic, antacid, antioxidants, B-vitamins, regulates blood sugar, helps increase calcium absorption, and more. This magical fruit has so many health benefits, it’s no wonder it’s such a popular food a
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Hot & New: that’s the 2015 Summer/Fall Fair Trade Magazine

Lighten-up your Summer The Canadian Fair Trade Network just launched their new Fair Trade Magazine. Read it online In this issue: West African Fair Trade Cotton: Unravelling the impacts on producer communities Giving Spice Producers a Fair Shake: Better butter chicken with fair trade
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