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The City of Brandon is a great supporter of Fair Trade and is on the cusp of becoming the second Fair Trade Town in Manitoba. Mireille Saurette (The Marquis Project) explains how the campaign for Brandon to become a Fair Trade Town came to be, and how close the city is to achieving this status. Lynn Nightingale (Ten Thousand Villages) manages a store that sells a wide range of Fair Trade products, and she explains how people in Manitoba buying Fair Trade products impacts positively on the lives of producers in the Global South. Shari Decter-Hirst (Mayor of Brandon) describes how Brandon being a Fair Trade Town would show support for new Canadians who come from coffee-growing countries, as well as how city council came to support and champion the initiative.

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