Upcoming Events

  • Friday April 28th, 2017: The Barrie Youth Advisory Council will host the Cosmic Coffee House at the MacLaren Art Centre, 6 to 9 PM, featuring live entertainment, costumes and crafts. Fair Trade Barrie will hand out Fair Trade treats including bananas courtesy of Equifruit Inc.
  • Saturday May 13th and Sunday May 14th, 2017: The Fair Trade Show, Enercare Centre, Exhibition Place, Toronto. This is a Toronto based consumer show dedicated to promoting equality, social justice, and environmental sustainability.

About Fair Trade Barrie

Fair Trade Barrie was created in 2005 by Bob Jowett and Bruce Morton. Both have worked as volunteers promoting Fair Trade awareness for several years; Bob in the UK and Canada and Bruce with Oxfam and the Toronto Fair Trade Working Group.

Bob Jowett can be reached at 1-705-792-4430, email: cr_jowett@rogers.com.

Bruce Morton can be reached at 1-705- 722-0141, email bmorton@icpcanada.com.

Barrie Fair Trade Working Group received the YMCA 2009 Peace Medallion Award

The BFTWG was very fortunate to receive the YMCA 2009 Peace Medallion Award November 2009. The award was given in recognition of the work done by the BFTWG to promote an awareness of Fair Trade in the Barrie area.

Barrie Fair Trade received the YMCA 2009 Peace Medallion AwardThe award was presented Tuesday Nov. 24th 2009, at the Barrie YMCA by General Manager Michael O'Callaghan and assisted by Cat O'Conner and Stephanie Carstairs.

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