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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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#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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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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Faites votre holiday season équitable !

Many people approach FTOÉ and ask us, “How can I make my holiday season more Fair Trade?” FTOÉ veut vous préparer pour la saison de fêtes, donc vous trouverez une liste […]

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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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Stocking stuffers équitables: Au chaud with cocoa!

Avec l’arrivée du temps froid et bientôt du temps des fêtes, FTOÉ vous offre un moyen de vous tenir au chaud. Nos cônes de chocolat chaud équitables, sont aussi délicieux que mignons ! […]

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Offre du chocolat Camino réduit for the holidays!

Nous sommes ravis! Nous avons commandé du chocolat supplémentaire pendant Halloween afin que nous puissions offrir un rabais à nos partisans au cours de la saison des fêtes. If you’re going to be giving gifts, stuffing stockings or getting yourself a chocolate treat this season, please support producers by making it Fair Trade!   What […]

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Fair Trade Giving Équitable avec Ten Thousand Villages

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. […]

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Fair Trade your Halloween avec FTOÉ!

It’s our pleasure to make it easier for you to make your Halloween Fair Trade! […]

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#StartNow Sustainability Panel

September 27, 2014 @ uOttawa – FTOÉ’s own Lia Walsh will be sitting on this panel about sustainability as part of HerCampus uOttawa’s #StartNow conference […]

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Green Campus Day – uOttawa

22 septembre de 2014 @ uOttawa – En partenariat avec le Bureau du développement durable, FTOÉ participera à la Journée du campus vert […]

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Ch(i)ef Adam Tampuri – uOttawa

En partenariat avec Ingénieurs Sans Frontières uOttawa, FTOÉ est ravie de vous présenter la chance unique de participer á un discours de chef Adam Tampuri à l’Université d’Ottawa.

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FTOÉ Team meeting (tout le monde peut participer!)

September 29, 2014 @ Bridgehead – Join us for our Team Meeting, where we will discuss what’s new in FTOÉ and ways for volunteers can get involved […]

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

Tickets on sale now! // Les billets sont en vente! http://ftoe.eventbrite.ca/ http://soiree.fairtradeottawaequitable.ca/ *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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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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Holiday Shop & Share event!

(December 11, 2013 at Ten Thousand Villages.) You know it’s coming! It’s almost that time of year: the holidays! How about joining us for an festive evening to do some Fair Trade gift shopping at one of Ottawa’s amazing Ten Thousand Villages boutiques? […]

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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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University of Ottawa Volunteer Fair

Are you interested in learning more about the Fair Trade movement? Fair Trade Ottawa Équitable is a not-for-profit, volunteer organization that seeks to promote the concept of Fair Trade through dozens of community outreach events […]

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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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FTOÉ orientation and info session

Sunday, September 22, 2013 from 3:00pm to 4:30pm 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 […]

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Brewer Farmers’ Market

Sunday, September 15, 2013 from 8am to 3pm at Brewer Park. This is our first year attending the Brewer Park Farmers’ Market, and we’re thrilled at the opportunity! While the summer is winding down and it’s back to school for many of us, FTOÉ’s volunteers will be sure to bring all the usual energy, as […]

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FTOÉ Orientation and info session

Tuesday, August 13, 2013 from 7:00pm to 8:30pm 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 […]

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Cumberland Farmers’ Market

Saturday, August 17, 2013 from 8am to 1pm in Cumberland. This is our second year attending the Cumberland Farmers’ Market, meaning that while our shenanigans can take some getting used to, the organizers know a good time when they see one! Come by and get a hug from our resident banana, chat with our volunteers […]

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The 2nd Annual International Co-op Day Celebration

Join us at the 2nd Annual International Co-op Day Celebration On July 6 FTOE will be at the 2nd Annual International Co-op Day Celebration. There will be co-operative games for kids of all ages, face painting, a bocce-ball tournament, co-op display booths, an open stage and much more. Where: City Hall, 110 Laurier Ave W, […]

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The People and the Olive with Centretown Movies

Outdoor Movie Night! On Friday July 26 FTOE is partnering up with Engineers Without Borders and Centretown Movies to bring to you The People and the Olive. We will be offering Fair Trade coffee from Bridgehead, Fair Trade organic chocolate from Cocoa Camino and samples of Fair Trade olive oil courtesy of Ten Thousand Villages. […]

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Community Cup 2013

Join us at Community Cup this Canada Day weekend On June 30 FTOE will be at Community Cup 2013. We will have a booth setup to talk about the Fair Trade Town initiative as well as hosting a contest to win a Fair Trade soccer ball! Community Cup focuses on inclusivity, connecting people and building […]

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Take a Sip for Fair Trade 2013!

FAIR TRADE OTTAWA ÉQUITABLE cordially invites you to Take a Sip for Fair Trade! Saturday, May 11th, 2013 from 7:00pm to 11:00pm at The Cube Gallery, 1285 Wellington Street West, Ottawa, Ontario. This will be the Fair Trade event of the season, bringing together Fair Trade and local […]

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The People and the Olive: film screening, discussion panel and olive oil sampling

Thursday, February 28, 2013 from 7:30pm to 10pm (University of Ottawa campus – Montpetit 202) Join FTOÉ for a screening of the acclaimed film “The People and the Olive” (summary below). The night will include olive oil sampling, courtesy of Ten Thousand Villages and Zatoun (makers of Fair Trade Palestinian olive oil), as well as […]

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My Fair Valentine cooking class!

Tuesday, February 12, 2013 from 6:30pm to 9pm (78 Hinton Avenue North) A Chocolate Extravaganza! Join Judi at Credible Edibles for a delectable pre-Valentine’s Affair. We will learn all about the amazing health benefits of chocolate, how to choose the best ones, sample many different Fair Trade varieties and prepare a luscious four-course chocolate inspired […]

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Shop & Share at Ten Thousand Villages

December 12, 2012 (5:00-9:00pm) at Ten Thousand Villages (Westboro & Bank locations) We hope you will join us for a night of good taste, good music, and good company! FTOÉ will be at Ten Thousand Villages (Westboro & Bank locations) on Wednesday, December 12 from 5:00pm to 9:00pm. The event will include samples of delicious Fair […]

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Ten Thousand Villages festival sale

November 24, 2012 from 10am-4pm at the Ottawa Mennonite Church (1830 Kilborn Ave.) 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 their Fair Trade Town campaign. They’ll be at the Ottawa Mennonite Church […]

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EWB uOttawa Coffee House

November 20, 2012 from 7pm-9pm at T.A.N. Coffee (317 Wilbrod St.) FTOÉ has partnered up with the uOttawa chapter of Engineers Without Borders (EWB) for a night of Fair Trade coffee and Fair Trade treats.  What could make the time any sweeter? Why, some seriously awesome music, of course! Come say hello to the friendly […]

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Wickedly Westboro Halloween Costume Contest!

Many thanks to our participants in the spooky Halloween Costume Contest we ran during the Wickedly Westboro celebrations! These are all the spooky contestants for your perusal, and you’ll find there were many great entries, but special congratulations to our winner (pictured left) in his beautiful, homemade robot costume! Come visit us next year at […]

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Wickedly Westboro 2012

October 27, 2012 at Ten Thousand Villages (Westboro location) It’s that time of year again! Come by Ten Thousand Villages on Saturday to participate in a spooky but Fair Halloween celebration! You can start by guessing how many coffee beans are in the jar and win a prize courtesy of Ten Thousand Villages, and then […]

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FTOÉ orientation

October 21, 2012 at Raw Sugar Cafe (on Somerset) Join Fair Trade Ottawa Équitable for an afternoon of information about Fair Trade! Whether you’re an FTOÉ volunteer or someone totally new to the idea of Fair Trade, this will be a great forum for learning more about how Fair Trade works. Meet some of the […]

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One World Film Festival

FTOÉ will be at the OWFF to show its support and talk to the crowd about Fair Trade. Be sure to stop by to talk to our volunteers and share your thoughts on the amazing films that will be shown during the festival!

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Old Ottawa South Porch Sale

September 8, 2012 at Ten Thousand Villages (1174 Bank Street) Join FTOÉ for our second annual appearance at the Old Ottawa South Porch Sale! Come by Ten Thousand Villages to hear about what FTOÉ is working on! With delicious baked goods for the taking, be sure to bring the little ones along as well! Special […]

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Taste of Wellington West

September 15, 2012 at Bridgehead (Wellington at Fairmont) What’s better than free food? Free Fair Trade food, of course! FTOÉ will be giving out delicious samples and chatting with passers-by about our initiatives and how they relate to consumer habits. Special thanks to Bridgehead for supporting us on this event!

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Ottawa Folk Festival

September 6-10, 2012 at Hog’s Back Park FTOÉ will be at the Community Tent of the Ottawa Folk Festival this year! Our focus at this festival is connecting the dots for consumers between the Fair Trade and local food movements. Be sure to stop by our table for some delicious samples, a good chat, or […]

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Carp & Cumberland Farmers’ Markets

August 25, 2012 (8:00am-1:00pm) at Carp and Cumberland Farmers’ Markets The Carp Farmers’ Market (3790 Carp Road) and Cumberland Farmers’ Market (R.J. Kennedy Community Centre) will be playing host to FTOÉ on the 25th of August. Our volunteers will be there with bells (or perhaps bananas?) on, ready to talk to shoppers about the connections […]

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Movie Night – What’s Organic about Organic?

August 28, 2012 (7:00pm) at Library and Archives (395 Wellington Street) FTOÉ and the Ottawa Chapter of the Canadian Organic Growers is presenting What’s Organic about Organic? on August 28th at Library and Archives Canada This acclaimed documentary film discusses how organic food may be the means through which to solve many environmental and health […]

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International Co-op Day BBQ

July 7, 2012 (11:00am-4:00pm) at Vincent Massey Park FTOÉ will be celebrating International Co-op Day in style! Join us at Vincent Massey Park to wash down your BBQ goodies with some Fair Trade treats and learn more about FTOÉ in the process! Special thanks to Co-op C luster and Ten Thousand Villages for helping organize […]

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Community Cup

June 24, 2012 (9:00am-4:30pm) at Brewer Park FTOÉ will be in attendance, talking to the public about why Fair Trade is so important in Ottawa. Be sure to drop by our booth for goodies, good conversation, and to sign our petition in support of making Ottawa a Fair Trade Town!

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Fair Trade bootcamp

June 25, 2012 (6:00pm-7:30pm) at Bridgehead (Wellington @ Fairmont) Join Fair Trade Ottawa Équitable for a night of information about Fair Trade! Whether you’re an FTOÉ volunteer or someone totally new to the idea of Fair Trade, this will be a great forum for learning more about how Fair Trade works. Meet some of the […]

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Centretown Movies – Emmanuel’s Gift

July 27, 2012 (9:00pm) at Dundonald Park (512 Somerset Street West) FTOÉ has partnered with Engineers Without Borders Ottawa City Network to present Emmanuel’s Gift through Centretown Movies. On July 27th, come to Dundonald Park (Somerset between Bay and Lyon) to watch an outdoor screening of this acclaimed movie. Emmanuel’s Gift outlines the life of […]

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Great Glebe Garage Sale

May 26, 2012 (9:00am-3:00pm) at Ten Thousand Villages on Bank Street FTOÉ has partnered once again with Ten Thousand Villages (Bank location) to participate in the Great Glebe Garage Sale! Be sure to come visit us to learn more about what we’ve been up to, where we’re going, and how you can help out. Also […]

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Run to End Poverty – secure your spot!

May 26-27, 2012 in downtown Ottawa FTOÉ has partnered with the Ottawa Chapters of Engineers Without Borders to bring you the Run to End Poverty! During the Ottawa Race Weekend, run (or walk) as part of one of our teams to help raise funds and awareness for EWB’s programs and Fair Trade advocacy in Ottawa! […]

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WestFest 2012

June 9, 2012 (10:00am-6:00pm) and June 10, 2012 (12:00pm-5:00pm) at Ten Thousand Villages Westboro This will be the street party of the year! Come visit us outside of the Westboro location of Ten Thousand Villages and celebrate WestFest in style! There will be activities for kids of all ages, and be sure to partake in […]

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World Fair Trade Day at Ten Thousand Villages!

May 12, 2012 (10:00am-6:00pm) at Ten Thousand Villages Westboro On World Fair Trade Day (May 12th), you can get your Fair Trade goods from Ten Thousand Villages and help out Fair Trade Ottawa Équitable all at the same time!In celebration of World Fair Trade Day, Ten Thousand Villages Westboro has partnered with FTOÉ for a […]

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“What is Fair Trade?” info-session

May 9, 2012 (7:00-8:30pm) at the University of Ottawa (Arts Hall, room 141) Join Fair Trade Ottawa Équitable for a night of information and discussion about Fair Trade! Whether Fair Trade is something you really aren’t too familiar with or you live and breathe social justice, this will be a great forum for discussion about […]

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Fair Trade Breakfast

May 7, 2012 (7:00-10:00am) at Bridgehead (Slater at Kent location) Volunteers from FTOÉ and other Fair Trade enthusiasts will be at the Bridgehead storefront on the corner of Slater and Kent from 7:00-10:00am, handing out FREE, Fair Trade Certified products to morning commuters to spread the word about Fair Trade. This gives people the chance […]

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Producer visit: Santiago Paz from CEPICAFE, Peru

May 1-3, 2012 in various locations in Ottawa Mr. Paz will be at various locations over the next few days to talk to the public about his experience as a Fair Trade producer and what it means for his co-operative. This is part of a 9-day visit to Canada through Camino (La Siembra). For more […]

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Take a Sip for Fair Trade!

May 12, 2012 (7:00-11:00pm) at The Great Canadian Theatre Company (1227 Wellington Street West) Keynote speakers: George Roter, CEO, Engineers Without Borders Michael Zelmer, Director of Communications, Fairtrade Canada This will be the Fair Trade event of the season, bringing together Fair Trade (chocolate & wine) and local foods (cheese & beer) to showcase the […]

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Screening of “The Big Decision” featuring Camino

March 19, 2012 (8:00-10:00pm) at Fox & Feather Pub on Elgin FTOÉ sponsor and Fair Trade superstars, Camino, will be featured on Arlene Dickinson’s new show, The Big Decision, on March 19th! The program will show the mentoring of Camino by one of Canada’s leading businesspeople, bringing Fair Trade into the mainstream while they’re at […]

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My Fair Valentine 2012 – City Council Outreach

In advance of Valentine’s Day, FTOÉ sent invitations to Ottawa City Councillors to receive a Fair Trade Valentine (Camino chocolate and a Fair Trade rose). Out of 21 invitations, we have secured eleven meetings between mid-February and early March. These meetings contribute to our campaign Goal #1 (Municipal Recognition). We need the City of Ottawa […]

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My Fair Valentine 2012 – Ottawa U Outreach

FTOÉ teamed up with Engineers Without Borders on the Ottawa U campus to bring Fair Trade to Valentine’s Day celebrations! We sold a lot of Fair Trade candy-grams, gave out a lot of info cards on Fair Trade, and had some great conversations with people about the campaign to get Ottawa U recognized as a […]

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EWB Carleton’s Winter Classic – shinny in the park!

February 11, 2012 (10:00) at Brewer Park Fair Trade Ottawa Équitable is proud to be a part of the first ever EWB Winter Classic: the event where Canada’s favourite pastime meets international development! Come out on February 11th for an awesome day of good old-fashioned shinny hockey on Brewer Park’s outdoor rink brought to you […]

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My Fair Valentine shopping list!

Why not make this Valentine’s Day a Fair Trade affair? Fair Trade Ottawa Équitable has come up with a list of great Fair Trade gift ideas! To get some romantic but fair gifts this year, be sure to visit the websites or retail locations of the estalishments listed below! Stationery and handicrafts: Adorit Ecofair Trading […]

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Event at Ten Thousand Villages in Westboro!

January 26, 2012 (5:00-9:00pm) at Ten Thousand Villages (Westboro location) We hope you will join us for a night of good taste, good music, and good company! FTOÉ will be at Ten Thousand Villages on Thursday, January 26, 2012 from 5:00pm to 9:00pm. The event will include coffee tasting (courtesty of our friends at Equator Coffee), […]

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Fair Trade costume contest winner!

With the Wickedly Westboro celebrations at a close, we wish to announce our winner of the Fair Trade costume contest that we were running with Ten Thousand Villages. Congratulations to Jim, Katie and baby Coraline, who dressed up as a Ten Thousand Villages Christmas ornament! They got to take home a beautiful chocolate gift basket […]

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Fair Trade costume contest!

October 29, 2011 at Ten Thousand Villages (Westboro location) FTOÉ has partnered with Ten Thousand Villages to bring you the Fair Trade Halloween costume contest! There will be a beautiful chocolate gift basket (donated by Bridgehead) that one lucky Halloweener will win! You can enter the contest in one of two ways: 1) Come to […]

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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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