The Fairtrade certification (left) is granted by Fairtrade International (FLO), of which Fair Trade Canada is the only Canadian member.
Next, be prepared to have the conversation. Open your mind to the inequality these producers are subjected to. The more awareness is raised, the more likely adequate working conditions will be put in place.
Events to check out during Fair Trade Campus Week
All week long, striking images by Éric St-Pierre will be on display on the ground floor of the Engineering, Computer Science and Visual Arts Integrated Complex (EV Building), between the security desk and the FOFA Gallery.
The professional photojournalist and Concordia alumnus has specialized in fair-trade imagery since 1996. After visiting more than 25 countries to document a wide variety of fair-trade products, he has mounted four major photo exhibitions and published three books.