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.
I have been working in international development long enough to see the harm that can be caused by international organizations when their well-intentioned work is not approached from the perspective of partnership. Fortunately, I have also had the privi… Continue reading.
I was standing in front of a roomful of potential donors, nervously waiting for someone to ask the first question. After delivering an hour-long presentation on the community development program I managed in Southeast Asia, I’d hoped for eager app… Continue reading.
Join us in Regina and Saskatoon for discussions with experts and local groups on the connections between agro-ecology, organic farming, migration, land-grabbing, and food sovereignty at home and around the world. Both events feature a portion on “Learning from Experts”, and “Taking Action in our Kitchen and Community”. Continue reading.
A limited number of travel & registration subsidies are available for SCIC Members (Apply by Sept 5). This two-day, bilingual forum will convene public engagement practitioners from coast-to-coast-to-coast in order to foster and build… Continue reading.
The Inter-Council Network (ICN) commends Global Affairs Canada on the launch of Canada’s new Feminist International Assistance Policy (IAP). As a network representing nearly 400 civil society organizations (CSOs) from coast to coast to coast, the ICN appreciates the many elements… Continue reading.
Registration opens June 1st for the 8th Annual Generating Momentum Youth Leadership Training Camp, Aug 24-27, 2017 at Camp Easter Seal, Manitou Beach, SK. Generating Momentum is a 4-day, retreat-style summer leadership … Continue reading.