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.

 

HAPPY HALLOWEEN

 

TAKE PART IN THE WORLD FAIRTRADE CHALLENGE

The World Fairtrade Challenge is taking place from May 13th to 15th and aims to create the world’s largest Fairtrade coffee break!

Take part in the World Fairtrade Challenge and unite with other coffee lovers to support Fairtrade certified farmers in their fight against climate change! You can record the number of cups of Fairtrade certified coffee you drink during these days. Or why not get together with friends and family to organize an even bigger Fairtrade coffee break?

Visit the World Fairtrade Challenge website for more details

Take the chance to win a fair trade basket by participating to our contest!
Look for fair trade products throughout the month of May.
How to participate? You can find a fair trade product at a grocery store, a convenience store, or a boutique in Quebec City. Take a picture of the product with your smartphone and post it on the Facebook page of the Quebec Fair trade Month.
At the end of the month, the coordinating committee will draw from the contestants and announce the winner on the evening of May 31st on it’s Facebook page!

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]

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 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 6 months 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
Mois du Commerce Équitable de Québec 8 months ago
2017 Quebec Fair Trade Month The coordinating committee of the 2017 Quebec Fair Trade Month is proud to announce its preliminary programming. Join us next May. All details can be found on the programming page. Read More
Mois du Commerce Équitable de Québec 8 months ago
A Faithful collaborator : The Ecosphere Fair We would like to thank Mr. Eric Ferland, CEO and founder of the Ecosphere Fair, for a second consecutive year with the Quebec Fair Trade Month. Visit the Ecosphere Fair on June 2nd and 3rd at the 400e space Read More
Mois du Commerce Équitable de Québec 8 months ago
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Mois du Commerce Équitable de Québec 8 months ago
Two fair trade theater plays for Quebec Fair Trade Month Thanks to the valuable collaboration of the Vilches-Cabrera troupe, the Quebec Fair Trade Month will be able to present a play for young people in schools entitled Le voyage de Clemente and a play for the general public entitled Kuskalla. We thank Le Petit Théâtre de Québec for hosting the Vilches-Cabrera troupe for the presentation of Kuskalla on Thursday, May 25th. Read More
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Thanks to Le Fonds d'action québécois pour la développement durable (FAQDD) Le FAQDD is a new information dissemination collaborator for the 2017 Quebec Fair Trade Month. The entire comittee of the Quebec Fair Trade Month thanks you for your invaluable collaboration Read More
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