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Ten Thousand Villages

Saint Mary's craft co-operative helps Indian women overcome gender barriers and double earnings

Handmade crafts make great holiday presents, but how can Canadians ensure a genuine difference for a communities in developing countries? This story explores a Fair Trade co-operative in India.

A New Year's Resolution for a Better World

This just in: A New Year’s resolution for a better world.  Amidst all the fervor throughout the holiday season, New Year’s Day proves to be a sluggish reminder to make good on your not-so...