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."
SCIC calls on the Saskatchewan government to provide emergency relief funding for our members’ Ebola response work, including ongoing health programs and medical infrastructure support in Liberia, Sierra Leone, Guinea, … Continue reading.
The devastating spread of Ebola throughout West Africa has reached emergency status. The current outbreak, which began in early 2014, has claimed the lives of 8,219 people at the time of writing. Thanks to coordinated efforts in the three … Continue reading.
By Sheila Fahlman, Grandmothers 4 Grandmothers Regina This past year, I was fortunate to be among 22 women selected to travel with the Grandmothers’ Campaign to Ethiopia, Rwanda and South … Continue reading.
By Kaytlyn Criddle While there is no question that many development initiatives have overlooked and even threatened indigenous peoples and cultures, I am optimistic in the capacity for development to be inclusive of indigenous knowledge, skills, and perspectives. This is because I have witnessed such … Continue reading.