MCIC The Manitoba Council for International Co-operation is an
umbrella organization of 40 member agencies involved in Third World
development projects and / or public engagement / education activities in
Fair Trade Manitoba A program of MCIC working to increase the visibility and sales of fair trade products. Check out the FTM website, which features a Manitoba merchant guide on where to buy fair trade products, recent local articles on fair trade products and initiatives, the latest national and international news on fair trade, campaigns and programs, how you can get involved, and more.
Our national certification body for fair trade products and a
major promoter of fair trade ideas and products.
Take a few minutes to read the Fair Trade Magazine online.
Consider signing up for an upcoming Fair Trade Trip to Origin, the next ones going to Bolivia in November 2019 and Argentina in April 2020.
National Fair Trade Conference The last one was held in Ottawa in March 2019. Information from that event is available at CFTN. Stay tuned for dates and location of the next national conference in early 2020.
Sustainable Foundations This is a free downloadable guide for teaching the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals. It is also available in hard copy through MCIC.
The Marquis Project. Based in Brandon, this is a southwestern Manitoba international development organization with community-based projects in Tanzania and other countries. It also specializes in fair trade promotion and education in Manitoba. See Marquis Project Puts Brandon on World Map as well as Live Well, Do Good.
Slavery Footprint This website has lots of excellent information about the topics of modern slavery and child labour. It also has a quiz that anyone can fill out in a few minutes that will tell you how many slaves work for you.
Facing History and Ourselves This organization combats racism, anti-Semitism, and prejudice and nurtures democracy through education programs worldwide. My son Ben is working in their Toronto office, supporting teachers in delivering classroom curriculum on holocaust and genocide issues.
This is the website for the spiritual and environmental