Fair Trade Saskatoon promotes the understanding of the benefits of fair trade certification for small producers and workers in the global South, and the benefits to consumers in the North. We work to encourage the use of fair trade certified products by individuals, schools, faith groups, and organizations throughout the province.
"We so often feel powerless to do anything about the many problems in the world around us. We are so often left to wonder whether one person can possibly make a difference. Mother Teresa said yes we can. Her life was resounding proof that it is possible."
In the wake of news that the Government of Saskatchewan has cancelled it’s 42-year long agreement with SCIC to fund poverty reduction and community development programs around the globe, we have received an outpouring of support from concerned members, citizens, and partners. In an effort to demonstrate … Continue reading.
June 7, 2016 Dear valued members of SCIC, As you know, the provincial budget came down last week. I’m very sorry to report that, because of its fiscal situation, the Government of Saskatchewan has decided to end its 42 year partnership with SCIC. This decision will … Continue reading.
Every year, SCIC honours Saskatchewan people who make amazing contributions to international development, cooperation, peace and justice with the Global Citizen Award. Recently, we took a moment to interview this year’s honourees. … Continue reading.
SCIC is pleased to announce the 26th Annual Global Citizen Award Winners. Presented annually during International Development Week, the Global Citizen Award recognizes Saskatchewan people who make amazing contributions to international development, cooperation, peace and justice. Join us February 9th in Regina and February 11th in Saskatoon, as … Continue reading.
SCIC is proud to officially release our new short documentary: Knowing Ourselves, Knowing the World: A Global Citizenship Journey from Saskatchewan to El Salvador. The film documents the personal journey of … Continue reading.
By Sydney Kuppenbender This summer, I had the opportunity to travel to El Salvador with SCIC’s Global Citizen Youth Leadership Program and learn about the work of CoCoSI (Asociación Comité Contra El … Continue reading.
Updated January 2016 to reflect new resources & information Deadline for eligible donations extended until February 29, 2016 Until February 29, 2016, all eligible donations to Canadian charitable organizations in response to the Syria crisis will be matched, dollar for dollar, to a maximum of $100 million, … Continue reading.