Vancouver Becomes Canada’s First Fair Trade City

Vancouver has signed on to be Canada’s first Fair Trade City. With an ethical purchasing policy already in use, this move further establishes the city’s commitment to buying products that were made with fair and sustainable labour practices. Read the full story in the Vancouver Observer


About Centre for Civic Governance

The Centre for Civic Governance works to support community leadership meeting today’s social and environmental challenges: climate change, Canada’s increasing equity gap, and shifting social trends. At the Centre for Civic Governance, our goal is to strengthen Canadian communities through sharing best practices, providing tools for locally elected leaders, and progressive policy analysis. We strive to provide knowledge and information to make real and positive social change.