The True Cost

A moving documentary released on May 29th brings to the forefront the true cost of the fashion industry. It explores the depth of exploitation of its workers and the harsh impact on our environment.  The trailer alone is so impactful it will move you to tears.  Is this the only way?

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Toronto Fair Trade Show back for its second year!

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Fair Trade © Bob-Rz.deviantart.com

Finally, an ethical trade show of our very own.  The Toronto Fair Trade Show is the first of its kind in Canada.  Showcasing vendors with a range of fair trade products such as coffee, produce, chocolate, hand made jewelry and more.  Back for its second year, lets show our support!  Here is the link with all the details:

http://www.thefairtradeshow.com/summer-2015-vendors

John Oliver tells it like it is…

John Oliver is hilarious and in a fun but serious manner tries to open our eyes to the horrible impact of the fast fashion industry on garment workers.  He implores consumers to question the reason the prices of their garments are so cheap and urges brands such as H&M, GAP, Walmart and Children’s Place to have more accountability in their supply chains, as being unaware is not an excuse anymore.  Brands will only change if we find the social issue important enough and hold them accountable for it.