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.
"One must learn by doing the thing; for though you think you know it, you have no certainty, until you try."
Together, a better world is possible.
SCIC helps Saskatchewan people act on their desire to make the world a better place. We do this by educating Saskatchewan people about global issues like poverty, health, and human rights, and encouraging individuals to take meaningful action.
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Join us as we celebrate the contributions of these amazing Saskatchewan people and movements working for a more just and sustainable world: Joanne Blythe, Nest Saskatoon, Rhonda Rosenberg, Cheryl Stadnichuk, and Kyla Wendell McIntyre. Continue reading.
About the film: In the summer of 2017, eight soon-to-be teachers from Saskatchewan embarked on a global journey to learn the importance of building relationships, experience what it means to act in solidarity, and begin to understand our shared global challenges Continue reading.
Are you (or do you know) a high school teacher interested in hosting a storytelling workshop for your students?We’re looking for classrooms who want to host these workshops between Feb 2-9 Continue reading.
In April 2018 the Government of Saskatchewan decided to challenge the Federal Government’s jurisdiction in regard to climate action measures, arguing its Greenhouse Gas Pollution Pricing Act reaches beyond federal … Continue reading.
We are seeking proposals for modernizing the design and function of our primary website at www.earthbeat.sk.ca. The ideal and preferred vendor will bring its own ideas and vision based on industry expertise, technical capability and client relations… Continue reading.
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.
In advance of the 2018 Global Citizen Award celebrations, we took a moment to interview some of this year’s honourees, Dave Mitchell, Abdullahi Nunow, Marcella Pedersen, and Terri Sleeva. Here are some of their words of reflection and advice: Continue reading.