Our mission

Quebec Fair Trade Month has a mission to inform, sensitize and mobilize the population of La Capitale-Nationale to fair trade, as an alternative mode of consumption, to promote equity in trade between Southern producers and Northern consumers, in addition to encourage responsible consumption and buying fair trade products by presenting the advantages enjoyed by both the southern producers and northern consumers.

Cocktail lauch

Mobilization seminar of Quebec Fair Trade actors

Quebec Fair Trade Month Awards

The Quebec  Fair Trade Month will present its awards for the fourth year in a row at La Korrigane (380 Dorchester boulevard, Quebec) on Saturday, May 12th, 2018 from 14h00 to 16h00 pm on the occasion of the World Fair Trade Day.

Are you a Pioneer? Have you innovated? You got involved? Have you raized awareness among new audiences? Did you cooperated with producers in the South? Are you a fair trade entrepreneur? Your actions have moved forward the fair trade movement in Quebec and you have been noticed by the public?

Submit or nominate a person by completing these forms for the awards that best describes you before March 30th 2018 and take the chance to win one of the prizes that will be awarded on May 12th, 2018:

√ The Pioneer award;
√ The Innovation award;
√ The Involvement award;
√ The Awareness award;
√ The Cooperation award;
√ The Entrepreneurship award;
The Designated Fair Trade Campus award;
The Designated Fair Trade School award;
The Designated Fair Trade Workplace award;
The Designated Fair Trade Event award;
The Designated Fair Trade Faith Group award;
The Designated Fair Trade Ambassador award;

Ecosphere

 

Fair Trade Rallye

Offer employees of your company coffee, tea, muffins, bananas, fair trade cereals and much more in the morning when they arrive at the office. Because coffee in the morning puts you in a good mood. A fair trade squad sets the breakfast in the lobby of your company with all the necessary equipment for the lunch distribution.

Through this activity, you will position your company as socially responsible; You encourage an action with concrete impacts for the small producers of the South, you associate your company with an original way to an event of international scope and this, while offering your employees a moment of relaxation and group cohesion Enabling you to increase the belonging and pride of your employees Register your business and our Fair trade at work squad will join your team for a fair trade breakfast.

To order a fair trade at work, write us at [email protected]

The steering committee of the Quebec, fair trade town initiative continues its efforts to obtain the Fairtrade Canada designation of a fair trade town.

After two years of action, most of the steps required to receive the designation are now completed. At this time, members of the steering committee work to receive the support of their community (businesses, community, and religious organizations) as well as the elected representatives of Quebec City.

It is always possible to signify your support by signing our support list online by clicking here. Also visit the initiative’s website by clicking here.

Mois du Commerce Équitable de Québec 7 months ago
The 3rd edition of Ecosphere Quebec next June 2nd and 3rd will also be the closing event of the Quebec Fair Trade Month 2018. More information to come Read More
Mois du Commerce Équitable de Québec 7 months ago
A new collaborator for 2018: Voice of English-speaking Québec VEQ is a non-profit organization with over 2400 members. For more than 30 years, it has always played a fundamental role in the preservation and development of life within the English-speaking community. Currently, VEQ is associated with more than 60 community groups and organizations in the region. In addition, VEQ helps individuals to participate in French and English in community life in the Quebec City area. We welcome newcomers, sponsor community activities, identify needs, inform citizens, and provide the essential elements for an effective response on behalf of English-speaking individuals and institutions. We thank VEQ for being a partner for the dissemination of information about the Quebec Fair Trade Month to Quebe… Read More
Mois du Commerce Équitable de Québec 7 months ago
A new collaborator for 2018: The SDC Montcalm The Business Development Corporation (SDC) is a non-profit organization whose mission is to develop and implement strategies to ensure the commercial vitality of its territory. It supports and brings together more than 225 merchants. Members are business owners and as such, the group is democratically managed by business people for business people. The SDC strives to create the best possible business environment by ensuring the proper management of the evolution of the files of its members in addition to meeting the various needs of the latter. We thank SDC Montcalm for being a dissemination of information and mobilization partner for the 2018 Quebec Fair Trade Month.… Read More
Mois du Commerce Équitable de Québec 7 months ago
A new collaborator for 2018 The Business Development Corporation (SDC) is a non-profit corporation that brings together business people (service, retail and entertainment companies) operating in its business district. The goal of the SDC St-Roch is to promote the development and economic vitality of downtown Quebec City. It is also mandated to promote the development of business and its environment in a harmonious manner, with the concern to preserve the uniqueness of the neighborhood. We thank the SDC St-Roch for being a collaborator and for spreading the information of the 2018 Quebec Fair Trade Month.… Read More
Mois du Commerce Équitable de Québec 7 months ago
The Quebec Fair Trade Consortium gratefully acknowledges the Co-operative funeral of both shores for its financial support in 2018 Read More
Mois du Commerce Équitable de Québec 7 months ago
The Quebec Fair Trade Consortium thanks the office of Joël Lightbound, Member of Parliament for Louis-Hébert for its financial support in 2018 Some other collaborations will surprise you during the next edition of Quebec Fair Trade Month Read More
Mois du Commerce Équitable de Québec 1 year ago
Visit www.choisirequitable.org Today is the launch of the campaign # ChoisirEquitable. Come and meet us at noon in Gatineau, Montreal, Quebec, Sherbrooke and Trois-Rivières for free samples of fair trade products. All the details here -> https://goo.gl/GtAOXv Read More
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