Our mission

The Quebec Fair Trade Consortium mission is to advance the cause and sales of fair trade products in Quebec by mobilizing stakeholders and citizens through structuring projects for the Capitale-Nationale region.

The Quebec Fair Trade Consortium achieves its mission by being active with the Quebec Fair Trade town initiative, by promoting, mobilizing and supporting the campus, school, event, workplace, faith groups and the Quebec Fair Trade Month.

Fair Trade Campus!

The Fair trade campus program recognizes colleges and universities with a strong commitment to fair trade. It has a long-term vision for widespread awareness and support for fair trade on Canadian campuses and in their wider communities. The Quebec Fair Trade Consortium is promoting the program, mobilizing and supporting the various campuses wishing to obtain the designation. For more information on this designation, contact us at the following e-mail: [email protected] Fair Trade Campus is a Fairtrade Canada initiative managed in partnership with the Canadian Fair Trade Network (CLCN) and the Quebec Fair Trade Association (AQCÉ). Source: Action Guide Fair trade Campus Program

Fair Trade School!

The Fair Trade School program recognizes schools whose stakeholders, including students, teachers and administrators, demonstrate a deep commitment to fair trade. This program promotes awareness of Fair Trade principles by using the unique opportunities that students, teachers and administrators have to talk about social justice. The Quebec Fair Trade Consortium is promoting the program, mobilizing and supporting the various schools wishing to obtain the designation. For more information on this designation, contact us at the following e-mail: [email protected] The Fair Trade School Program is a Fairtrade Canada initiative managed in partnership with the Canadian Fair Trade Network (CLCN) and the Quebec Fair Trade Association (AQCÉ). Source: Action Guide Fair School Program.

Fair Trade Event!

The Fair Trade Event program recognizes events that demonstrate a strong commitment to fair trade to participants by raising awareness of the importance of having a social conscience. These events can bring together an intimate circle of friends or a larger community group. The program works with individuals, communities and event organizers to raize awareness on the best ways to be in solidarity with those who drive our daily lives. The Quebec Fair Trade Consortium promotes the program, mobilizes and supports the various events seeking designation. For more information on this designation, contact us at the following e-mail: [email protected] The Fair Trade Program is a Fairtrade Canada initiative managed in partnership with the Canadian Fair Trade Network (CLCN) and the Quebec Fair Trade Association (AQCÉ). Source: Fair Event flyer.

Fair trade Work Place

The Fair Workplace program recognizes workplaces that demonstrate a strong commitment to fair trade. To do this, they make products available to their employees and visitors. The program offers individuals in the workplace the opportunity to contribute to a world where social justice and sustainable development are at the heart of everyday ethical consumption. The Quebec Fair Trade Consortium promotes the program, mobilizes and supports the various workplaces seeking designation. For more information on this designation, contact us at the following e-mail: [email protected] The Fair Trade Workplace Program is a Fairtrade Canada initiative managed in partnership with the Canadian Fair Trade Network (CLCN) and the Quebec Fair Trade Association (AQCÉ). Source: Leaflet Fair Trade Workplace.

Fair Trade Faith Group!

The Fair Trade Faith Group program recognizes churches, mosques, synagogues, temples and other faith groups that demonstrate a strong commitment to fair trade through their congregations. The goal is to bring people from a faith group together around a project that uses their passion and thirst to help others to create a more just and sustainable world. The Quebec Fair Trade Consortium promotes the program, mobilizes and supports the various Faith groups wishing to obtain the designation. For more information on this designation, contact us at the following e-mail: [email protected] The Fair Trade Faith Group Program is a Fairtrade Canada initiative managed in partnership with the Canadian Fair Trade Network (CLCN) and the Quebec Fair Trade Association (AQCÉ). Source: Leaflet Fair Trade Faith group

Fair Trade Ambassador!

The Fair Trade Ambassador program recognizes individuals who demonstrate a strong commitment to fair trade through their passion and dedication. With their knowledge and experience, ambassadors can train new leaders who will in turn contribute to a more sustainable and just world. The program is contributing to this growing movement where Canadian consumers are supporting farmers and workers around the world through ethical behavior when shopping. The Fair Trade Ambassador Program is a Fairtrade Canada initiative managed in partnership with the Canadian Fair Trade Network (CFTN) and the Quebec Fair Trade Association (AQCÉ). Source: Fair Trade Ambassador Leaflet.

Mois du Commerce Équitable de Québec 9 months ago
Launch of the Quebec Fair Trade Consortium Website On Monday, January 7th, we start the year off with the unveiling of our new website for the Quebec Fair Trade Consortium! Discover our services, the 170 points of sale of fair trade products in Quebec and many other information on fair trade. Read More
Mois du Commerce Équitable de Québec 9 months ago
On December 17, 2018, Quebec City passed the motion to become a Fair Trade City. The official application for a Fair Trade designation will be filed in the coming weeks at Fairtrade Canada. Read More
Mois du Commerce Équitable de Québec 9 months ago
On September 27th, during the Fair trade Campus Week, Cegep St-Lawrence received the Fair Trade Campus designation. It is the first campus in Quebec receiving this designation and the 34th in Canada. Congratulations! Read More
Mois du Commerce Équitable de Québec 9 months ago
The Pôle des Entreprises d'économie sociale de la Capitale-Nationale has obtained its Fair Trade Workplace designation on October 15! This business community, which brings together and represents social economy enterprises, is committed to supporting farm workers and is proud to support fair trade. Read More
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