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  • How can you tell the difference between all the fair trade logos?

    This week marks the end of Fair Trade Month- how is it already the end of October? I thought this week I would address one of the questions I get most often: how do you tell the difference between all the fair trade logos? Every year, an International Guide to Fair Trade Labels is put out. Fair World Project has put it all together in a reference guide to make it easy to understand.

  • Top five businesses that promote positive mental health

    Hello everyone! I hope you’ve been keeping well as the weather gets crisper and the leave turn colour! This week on Instagram I’ve been talking about Mental Health Awareness Week. I asked you all to send me businesses that promote positive mental health in some way. Thanks to those of you who sent me suggestions!
  • Fair Trade in the Time of COVID-19

    How often do we see problems “over there” and think “those poor people.” While there is hurt in other countries…there’s also hurt right here in Hamilton. And just as there’s talented people in Canada to help, there’s also talented people in developing countries to help. Nothing is black and white and I don’t think we’d...