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Fair Trade Soirée Équitable - May 10

Fair Trade Soirée Équitable – a real succès!

Picture this: May 10th, 2014. World Fair Trade Day. More than 100 people in one beautiful Fair Trade venue: Bridgehead Roastery.  Folks in the region of Canada’s capital have done it again! We could not have hoped for a better crowd of people with whom to spend the evening of World Fair Trade Day.  The Crystal […]

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Fair Trade Q& Équitable with Sean McHugh

FTOÉ, in partnership with, Sean McHugh, Executive Director of Canadian Fair Trade Network is organising a fun and informative Q&A on Monday, April 7th at 7pm. The event will be at the HUB (71 Bank St). This is your chance to ask anything Fair Trade related! Think big! Pensez gros! ALL are welcome! Tous et toutes […]

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Orientations – let’s chat! On jase là!

Bi-weekly sessions open to all!  FTOÉ is organising orientation sessions on a biweekly basis to discuss Fair Trade and to engage with volunteers and others interested in the movement! You can check out the upcoming orientation dates and register through the form here to reserve your spot! Make sure to follow us on Facebook to get the latest scoops! Venez discuter […]

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Ottawa’s best Fair Trade Event: Fair Trade Soirée Équitable

Tickets on sale now! // Les billets sont en vente! *La version française suit* Fair Trade Soirée Équitable is an evening of entertainment, the best food and drink Ottawa has to offer, and an opportunity to build connections with groups that are working towards greater global equality. As FTOÉ’s only major fundraiser during […]

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Oyé, oyé! FTOÉ’s looking for a graphic designer!

Fair Trade Ottawa Équitable (FTOÉ) is a not-for-profit, volunteer organization that seeks to promote the concept of Fair Trade through dozens of community outreach events in and around the city. *This is a paid opportunity*. Do you have graphic design experience and are looking to expand your portfolio? Are you enthusiastic, dynamic and are curious […]

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Battle in the birthplace of coffee

In June 2007, Ethiopia, an African developing country, made history. After more than two years of battle for the right to trademark their three specialty coffees, Sidamo, Harar, and Yirgacheffe, the Ethiopian Government finally reached the much-desired licensing agreement. This victory is in line with the steady effort of Ethiopian co-operative farmers […]

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Ten Thousand Villages Festival Sale

November 30th, 2013 from 10am-4pm at the Ottawa Mennonite Church (1830 Kilborn Avenue, Ottawa) This year again, FTOÉ will be at the Ten Thousand Villages Ottawa Festival Sale! It’s time to break out the banana suits again! In celebration of the Ten Thousand Villages festival sale, the FTOÉ team is taking the opportunity to spread the word about […]

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A “Top 5” list for Fair Trade month

Throughout the month of October, numerous consumers, retailers and producers will unite in order to celebrate and promote the benefits of fair trade. Join the celebration by taking some or all of the following “Top 5” simple actions to highlight your support for the fair trade movement. We hope that this list will inspire you […]

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Shop and Share with Ten Thousand Villages

November 14, 2013, evening at Ten Thousand Villages (Westboro location: 371 Richmond Rd).  You know it’s coming! It’s almost that time of year: the holidays! How about joining us for an early festive evening to do some Fair Trade shopping at one of Ottawa’s Ten Thousand Villages boutiques? Our volunteers will be there to hand out […]

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Celebrating Fair Trade Halloween at Wickedly Westboro 2013

October 26, 2013 from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm at Ten Thousand Villages (Westboro location: 371 Richmond Rd). A party for the whole family. Have you ever wished for a fun and fair Halloween Day? […]

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FTOÉ orientation and info sessions

Held bi-weekly at the Daily Grind (601 Somerset Street West). Not quite sure what Fair Trade is or what FTOÉ is doing about it? You’re in the right place! Our info-sessions are designed to create a space for those who are new to Fair Trade to learn more, as well as get a better understanding […]

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October 2013

We’ve got some great things coming up this month…. stay tuned as it’ll be wickedly awesome for Fair Trade month!

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