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Halloween shopping guide!

We all want to make good consumer choices, but sometimes knowing what’s out there is really difficult! […]

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What Fair Trade is and what it isn’t

Fair Trade isn’t perfect. So let’s talk about the things that Fair Trade is–and the things it isn’t. […]

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Become a Community Leader with FTOÉ!

FTOÉ is looking for enthusiastic volunteers for the position of Community Leader. […]

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#FairtradeMonth – impliquez-vous!

May is Fairtrade Month, and Fairtrade Canada is making sure that there are lots of ways for you to get involved! […]

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Fair Trade Giving Équitable 2015!

Wednesday, December 2, 2015 @ 5:00-9:00pm. Location: Ten Thousand Villages Westboro (371 Richmond Road). If you buy presents around the holidays, why not consider Fair Trade options? Ten Thousand Villages has a wide variety of beautiful, hand-crafted (often recycled or repurposed) items that are one-of-a-kind. Whether your loved ones smile to unwrap a hand-woven scarf […]

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WordPress workshop / Atelier WordPress

Update your tech skills! […]

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October meeting

19 octobre 2015 (20h00 à 21h00) à 251 rue Bank – FTOÉ aura sa réunion mensuelle le 19 octobre au bureau d’FTOÉ à 20h00. […]

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PACT relay 2015

September 26 – PACT Ottawa is hosting a 5 hour relay on September 26th et FTOÉ serà là pour éduquer le publique. Join us from 10am-2pm! […]

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#FTSE2015 in photos!

Over a hundred participants. Twenty-odd organizers. Thousands of dollars raised. Countless “aha!” moments. Dozens of new connections made. This is the impact of Fair Trade Soirée Équitable 2015, and we could not have done it without the support of FTOÉ’s followers, our sponsors, and everyone who came out on May 9th to celebrate World Fair Trade Day with us! […]

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#FairtradeMonth – impliquez-vous!

May is Fairtrade Month, and Fairtrade Canada is making sure that there are lots of ways for you to get involved! FTOÉ va participer au Mois équitable au moyen des hashtags […]

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Fair Trade Soirée Équitable 2015 avec Tracey Clark!

Samedi 9 mai 2015 à 19h00. Brûlerie Bridgehead (130 rue Anderson). Tickets for Fair Trade Soirée Équitable are now available for purchase!

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Annual FTOÉ Visioning Retreat

Saturday, May 23 from 9am to 6pm.  FTOÉ will be having its fourth annual Visioning Retreat, where the leadership from the organization gets together with many FTOÉ volunteers and community members and discusses where FTOÉ should be going in the next year. There will be a history given and we will forge a way forward towards […]

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Carleton’s Fair Trade Journey: a panel discussion

Fair Trade Carleton University has collaborated with FTOÉ to bring you an informative and delicious event! […]

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Help us help Ottawa: write to your rep!

Back in 2011, when FTOÉ first got started, one of the first things we did was meet with City Councillors with Fair Trade roses and chocolate […]

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Pour la Saint-Valentin, choose Fair Trade!

Pourquoi ne pas rendre cette journée de Saint-Valentin plus équitable? FTOÉ a créé un guide de magasinage équitable juste pour vous! […]

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Wellness Week event à l’Université d’Ottawa

Mercredi le 19 novembre de 11h00 à 13h00. Lieu: Terminus sur le campus uOttawa. / Wednesday, November 19 from 11am to 1pm. Location: Terminus on the uOttawa campus.

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Featured recipe: Vegan chocolate cupcakes with buttercream

We consume more chocolate around Halloween than during any other time of the year. The added perk is that Fair Trade chocolate is even more delicious than conventional chocolate, and this recipe proves it. […]

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Featured recipe: Garlic scape pesto

It’s that time again at the farmers’ market: beautiful basil and garlic scapes galore. Doesn’t it just beg you to make pesto? Good pesto features good olive oil, and thankfully, Zatoun makes extra virgin olive oil, available at Ten Thousand Villages […]

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Pardon our French

You may have noticed that there is some language mixing on the site. It’s all right; you’re not imagining that half of the content is available in only one language, or that phrases like “notre team” are considered 100% acceptable to us. […]

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FTOÉ Goes Bananas

With the Take a Step campaign well underway, FTOÉ was tickled yellow to be included in Fairtrade Canada’s latest Take a Step Contest. Considering our particular fascination with bananas and how good-looking our team is, it only made sense for us to enter a contest for the title of best-looking banana! With entries ranging from […]

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Fair Trade Ottawa Equitable endorses uOttawa Fair Trade Campus campaign

OTTAWA, December 15, 2011 – A group of volunteers in Ottawa that is seeking Fair Trade Town status for the nation’s capital is encouraged by a student-led campaign at the University of Ottawa to work toward the equivalent designation for the campus. “Universities and colleges are an important part of the city’s fabric and community,” […]

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Wickedly Westboro

October 29, 2011 at Ten Thousand Villages (Westboro location) It’s time for a spooky Fair Trade Halloween! Come by Ten Thousand Villages to participate in our costume contest. Wear a Fair Trade-themed costume and get a chance to win a gift basket. Take part in the scavenger hunt and get your passport stamped while you’re […]

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Fair Trade Halloween at Carleton

October 26, 2011 in the Atrium Don’t miss us this Wednesday at Carleton! We’ll be giving out delicious chocolate courtesy of Camino, and we’ll have lots to say about why giving out Fair Trade chocolate at Halloween makes a big difference. Make sure to sign our petition, and if you’d like to get involved with […]

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Fair Trade Ottawa at the University of Ottawa

October 20, 2011 in the University Centre Come visit us this Thursday on the University of Ottawa campus to learn why Fair Trade Matters at Halloween! We will be giving away amazing Fair Trade chocolate from Camino, as well as talking to passers-by about where they can get Fair Trade chocolate this Halloween. One of […]

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Ottawa EcoFair

September 17, 2011 at the Carleton University Fieldhouse Join us at the Ottawa EcoFair at Carleton! We will be talking about why Fair Trade is connected to environmental issues, as well as serving up some delicious juices and coffee courtesy of Camino and Bridgehead!

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Feast of Fields

September 11, 2011 at the Experimental Farm Fair Trade Ottawa Équitable will be promoting Fair Trade at Feast of Fields! Check out our brochure in your welcome package and enjoy some Fair Trade treats from Cocoa Camino and Equator Coffee!

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Old Ottawa South Porch Sale

September 10, 2011 at Ten Thousand Villages (Bank Street location) In collaboration with Ten Thousand Villages, we will be having a bake sale and information table at the Old Ottawa South Porch Sale! Come and taste the difference Fair Trade makes, and ask us why Ottawa needs to be a Fair Trade Town!  

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Main Farmers’ Market

August 20, 2011 at St. Paul’s University Do you know what Fair Trade is? Would you like to see Ottawa become a Fair Trade Town? Come visit us at the Main Farmers’ Market at Saint Paul University this Saturday, August 20, from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. We’ll be on hand to explain who we […]

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WestFest 2011

June 11 & 12, 2011 at Ten Thousand Villages (Westboro location) Come and visit us at Ten Thousand Villages during this year’s WestFest activities! We will be serving baked treats and Fair Trade coffee, and we will even be doing some face painting for the little ones!

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