Posted April 30th 2013
Fair Trade Fortnight is May 1 – 15, 2013. This is when everyone gets together to do fun activities in support of Fair Trade, from big public events, to special promotions in stores, to quiet efforts at home.
This year, Fair Trade Canada is launching a Karma Campaign (the idea is to promote doing good things, including using fair trade). So Fair Trade Manitoba will be offering a “karmic” opportunity for six businesses that support fair trade and who carry Camino products. Do good things and fair trade happens!
Manitoba’s First Ever Carrotmob Posted February 27th 2013
What is a “Carrotmob”? Winnipeg is about to find out! Fair Trade Manitoba is facilitating Winnipeg’s first ever Fair Trade Carrotmob on March 9, 2013 from 11:00am – 4:00pm at Chocolatier Constance Popp’s at 1853 Portage Avenue, Winnipeg.
Manitoba Celebrates International Development Week 2013 Posted January 31st 2013
February 3-9, 2013 is International Development Week (IDW). The theme for this year is I Am Making A Difference and MCIC is focusing on the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs).
Manitoba Supports Typhoon Relief in Philippines Posted January 14th 2013
On December 9, 2012, Premier Greg Selinger pledged $100,000 to help the response to Typhoon Bopha in the Philippines. Thanks to this generous contribution from our provincial government, the Manitoba Council for International Cooperation was able to support these three projects that are helping those affected in the Philippines: