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Brandon Sun:
Manitoba Leads by Example in Global Poverty Alleviation
Brandon Sun - October 23, 2017

Are We Living in 1984?  The Return of Hate
Brandon Sun - September 18, 2017

World's Political Leaders Let Their People Down
Brandon Sun - August 14, 2017

Summer Enhanced by Traditions and Celebrations
Brandon Sun - July 10, 2017

Good Things Happening Despite Focus on the Negative
Brandon Sun - June 12, 2017

Quality & Quantity of Education a Priority
Brandon Sun - May 8, 2017

Measurements Put Canada in Top Ten Countries on Earth
Brandon Sun - April 10, 2017

Fair Trade Conference Inspires Activists, Celebrates Manitoba
Brandon Sun - March 6, 2017

Origin Stories Illustrate We Are All Related
Brandon Sun - February 6, 2017

Canada 150: What You Can Do to Mark Occasion
Brandon Sun - January 9, 2017

Child Poverty a Growing Issue for Province, Country
Brandon Sun - December 11, 2016

Find a Way to Stay Positive After Trump’s Victory
Brandon Sun - November 14, 2016

Trump Opens Pandora’s Box With Campaign Tactics
Brandon Sun - October 3, 2016

Schools Raise Global Issues with Future Leaders
Brandon Sun - September 12, 2016

Victims of Brexit, Trump Moving to Canada?
Brandon Sun - July 25, 2016

Ivory Coast Cocoa A Child Slavery Story
Brandon Sun - July 4, 2016

Doomsday Clock Remains Close to Midnight
Brandon Sun - June 6, 2016

Producers in Manitoba and Peru Share Common Struggles
Brandon Sun - May 2, 2016

Small Critter, Big Killer
Brandon Sun - April 4, 2016

Fair Trade Businesses Introduced to Manitoba Landscape
Brandon Sun - March 7, 2016

Rich Get Richer, Poor Get Poorer
Brandon Sun - February 1, 2016

Futurists Lay Out 2016 Agenda
Brandon Sun - January 4, 2016

New Politics Shape Canadian, Tanzanian Futures
Brandon Sun - December 21, 2015

Gift Alternatives Always Welcome During Holidays
Brandon Sun - December 7, 2015

Canadians Comfortable in our Surroundings
Brandon Sun - November 23, 2015

Global Responsibility Fuels Federal Election Debate
Brandon Sun - October 5, 2015

What's in a Name to Grab Public Attention? Everything!
Brandon Sun - September 21, 2015

Back-to-School a Financial Challenge for the Poor
Brandon Sun - August 31, 2015

Democracy Losing Ground Around the World
Brandon Sun - August 17, 2015

Blood Timber, the Latest Conflict Commodity
Brandon Sun - July 27, 2015

Manitoba Consumers Vote with their Dollars
Brandon Sun - June 29, 2015

Green Economy Demands Individual Choices, Policy Direction
Brandon Sun - June 15, 2015

World Environment Day Focuses on Our Effect on Planet Earth
Brandon Sun - June 1, 2015

Economic Growth with Social Benefits and a Clean Environment
Brandon Sun - May 11, 2015

“King of Fruit” Goes Fair Trade
Brandon Sun - April 27, 2015

Let's Celebrate Fashion Revolution Day!
Brandon Sun - April 13, 2015

Change is Hard but Impossible to Avoid
Brandon Sun - March 30, 2015

UN Updates Goals for a Better World
Brandon Sun - March 16, 2015

Fair Trade Vodka Just What the Columnist Ordered
Brandon Sun - March 9, 2015

Fair Traders Go Bananas
Brandon Sun - February 9, 2015

Growing Gap in Wealth, Power Worries World Leaders
Brandon Sun - January 26, 2015

Road Accidents Top Travel Death List
Brandon Sun - January 12, 2015

2015: Higher Wages, Low Gas Prices, Expensive Coffee
Brandon Sun - December 29, 2014

UN Year of Soils Addresses Global Farm Issues
Brandon Sun - December 15, 2014

Views Changing on Charitable Giving
Brandon Sun - December 1, 2014

Manitoba Government a Victim of Climate Change?
Brandon Sun - November 17, 2014

Political Change Overtakes Candidates, Leaders
Brandon Sun - November 3, 2014

Eradicating Poverty is a Lot Like Winning at Hockey
Brandon Sun - October 20, 2014

Take our Democracy Seriously
Brandon Sun - September 29, 2014

Endangered Grevy’s Zebra Trying to Earn its Stripes
Brandon Sun - September 15, 2014

Manitoba Support Essential to Tanzanian Development
Brandon Sun - August 25, 2014

Africans Have Questions, Concerns About Canada
Brandon Sun - August 11, 2014

Columnist Anticipates East African Adventure
Brandon Sun - June 23, 2014

Marquis Project Puts Brandon on World Map
Brandon Sun - June 9, 2014

Tip of the Hat to Westman’s Caregivers, Volunteers
Brandon Sun - May 26, 2014

Living Long Not Easy in Lean World
Brandon Sun - May 5, 2014

Two Decades of Support Leaves Legacy of Success in Tanzania
Brandon Sun - April 21, 2014

Climate Change Brewing up Problems for Coffee Producers
Brandon Sun - April 7, 2014

Fair Trade Fruit Benefits Farmers
Brandon Sun - March 24, 2014

There's A Business Case for Fair Trade
Brandon Sun - March 10, 2014

Ivory Trade Makes Elephants, Rhinos Disappear
Brandon Sun - February 24, 2014

Quit Complaining – It’s Only Winter!
Brandon Sun - February 3, 2014

Fair Trade Conference Highlights Brandon, Gimli
Brandon Sun - January 20, 2014

Holiday Traditions Evolve, Mix Commerce and Charity
Brandon Sun - January 6, 2014

“Buy Something Day” Latest Project for Sun Columnist
Brandon Sun - December 23, 2013

A Strong International Voice
Brandon Sun - December 9, 2013

Merits of Buy Nothing Day
Brandon Sun - November 25, 2013

War Still a Daily Reality Despite Remembrance Day
Brandon Sun - November 4, 2013

Manitoba Clothing Company Gives Back to African Roots
Brandon Sun - October 21, 2013

Kenya Attack Hits Home
Brandon Sun - September 30, 2013

Fair Trade Towns, Campuses Catching On
Brandon Sun - September 16, 2013

Anti-Nuke Day Approaches in Cold War Atmosphere
Brandon Sun - August 26, 2013

My Children Are Working On It
Brandon Sun - August 12, 2013

Friendship Day Aims to Improve Human Relations
Brandon Sun - July 22, 2013

Mandela – Hero for the World
Brandon Sun - July 8, 2013

Kindness is Catching
Brandon Sun - June 17, 2013

World Environment Day 2013 Says Think, Eat, Save
Brandon Sun - June 3, 2013

End to Gender Gap Hundreds of Years Away?
Brandon Sun - May 15, 2013

Celebrating Leadership, Activism
Brandon Sun - April 29, 2013

Future Mother’s Days Powered by Fair Trade Flowers?
Brandon Sun - April 15, 2013

Economic “Growth” Not the Answer for Global Majority
Brandon Sun - April 1, 2013

Big Brewers Major Threat to Traditions
Brandon Sun - March 18, 2013

Touting Generosity on Feb. 14
Brandon Sun - February 25, 2013

UN Leaders Setting New Goals for Fighting Poverty
Brandon Sun - February 11, 2013

Advocates Challenge Global Fast Food Industry
Brandon Sun - January 28, 2013

Imagine a Year of Giving & Volunteering
Brandon Sun - January 14, 2013

UN Keen on Quinoa in 2013
Brandon Sun - December 31, 2012

Think Outside the Box with Holiday Gift Giving
Brandon Sun - December 17, 2012

Holiday Giving Can be Meaningful and Inexpensive
Brandon Sun - December 3, 2012

Getting Washed Away by Climate Change
Brandon Sun - November 19, 2012

Resource Wealth Creates Conflict, Poverty
Brandon Sun - November 6, 2012

Protecting Gorillas Must be Priority
Brandon Sun - October 22, 2012

Green & Black’s Responds to Black & White Issue
Brandon Sun - October 1, 2012 

Local Group Continues to Go Global
Brandon Sun - Sept. 17, 2012

Contest flushes out new toilet design
Brandon Sun - August 27, 2012

Olympics go green and fair trade
Brandon Sun - August 13, 2012

Serious summer reading looks good to those around you!
Brandon Sun - August 7, 2012

Climate shift affects African agriculture, security, tourism
Brandon Sun - July 23, 2012

African Union seeks peace, prosperity
Brandon Sun - July 9, 2012

Manitoba non-profits a force for social good
Brandon Sun - June 11, 2012

Our planet showing effects of over-consumption
Brandon Sun - May 28, 2012

Maternal challenges for the global poor
Brandon Sun - May 7, 2012

Language loss, western domination narrow cultural diversity
Brandon Sun - April 23, 2012

Water sweeps other global issues aside
Brandon Sun - April 9, 2012

Global recyclers can turn rags Into riches
Brandon Sun - March 26, 2012

World gives fair trade liquor a shot
Brandon Sun - March 12, 2012

Poor face double burden of disease
Brandon Sun - February 27, 2012

Ship breaking a health, environmental hazard
Brandon Sun - February 6, 2012

Corporations should consider their social responsibilities
Brandon Sun - January 23, 2012

UN targets sustainable energy
Brandon Sun - January 9, 2012

End of the world prediction for 2012 will hopefully spark action
Brandon Sun - December 26, 2011

Consumerism and conscience meet for holiday shopping
Brandon Sun - December 12, 2011

Canadians facing some challenges
Brandon Sun - November 28, 2011

Environment, inequality need attention: UN
Brandon Sun - November 14, 2011

Occupiers pre-occupied with economic inequality
Brandon Sun - October 31, 2011

East African famine caused by more than drought
Brandon Sun - October 17, 2011

Fair trade a sweet deal
Brandon Sun - October 4, 2011

Foxy Lady unforgettable
Brandon Sun - September 19, 2011

Third World tourism should benefit hosts, environment
Brandon Sun - September 6, 2011

Burma also seeking democracy
Brandon Sun - August 22, 2011

Child labour tales ruin summer fun
Brandon Sun - August 8, 2011

Tractor tour explores farmers’ role
Brandon Sun - July 25, 2011

Coffee buzz: smaller harvests, higher prices
Brandon Sun - July 11, 2011

World struggles to meet “Education for All” goal
Brandon Sun - June 26, 2011

Cell phones a cancer on Congo
Brandon Sun - June 12, 2011

Producers and merchants cotton on to fair trade
Brandon Sun - May 29, 2011

Flood legends will include Manitoba 2011
Brandon Sun - May 15, 2011

Make your opinion known
Brandon Sun - May 1, 2011

Body burden mirrors planetary toxic challenge
Brandon Sun - April 17, 2011

Fallout from Japanese disaster not only nuclear
Brandon Sun - April 3, 2011

Hunger rises with food prices
Brandon Sun - March 20, 2011

Women overcome conflict, abuse to lead their nations
Brandon Sun - March 6, 2011

Celebrations, royal rumours highlight fair trade fortnight
Brandon Sun - February 20, 2011

New book inspires readers to compassion, social justice
Brandon Sun - February 6, 2011

Chocolate a factor in political crisis
Brandon Sun - January 23, 2011

Ethical investors choose socially responsible funds
Brandon Sun - January 9, 2011

World population will top seven billion in 2011
Brandon Sun - December 26, 2010

Environment, social causes play a role in holiday giving
Brandon Sun - December 12, 2010

Many issues, campaigns surface on Human Rights Day
Brandon Sun - November 28, 2010

Cookstoves a lethal problem
Brandon Sun - November 14, 2010

Shoe industry treads on child workers’ rights
Brandon Sun - October 31, 2010

Halloween a celebration of children, not child slavery
Brandon Sun - October 17, 2010

Billions face water insecurity
Brandon Sun - October 3, 2010

Kenya moving into the future   (by Zoë Gross)
Brandon Sun - September 19, 2010

Back to school an urgent need in developing world
Brandon Sun - September 4, 2010

Post-genocide Rwanda seeks development, legitimacy
Brandon Sun - August 14, 2010

Mandela continues to inspire
Brandon Sun - July 24, 2010

Children benefit from summertime learning, participation
Brandon Sun - July 10, 2010

World Cup football a potential path to peace, fair trade
Brandon Sun - June 26, 2010

Non-profits face challenges in our current economy
Brandon Sun - June 12, 2010

Warming threatens safari game
Brandon Sun - May 29, 2010

United Nations targets youth for its 2010-11 International Year
Brandon Sun - May 15, 2010

Celebrate Mother Earth on Mother’s Day this year
Brandon Sun - May 1, 2010

Fair trade advocates for avocado producers
Brandon Sun - April 17, 2010

Doomsday clock rolled back one minute
Brandon Sun - April 3, 2010

World faces fresh water crisis
Brandon Sun - March 20, 2010

Women’s Day marks both oppression and liberation
Brandon Sun - March 6, 2010

Ivory poaching endangers African elephants
Brandon Sun - February 20, 2010

Mining now on fair trade agenda
Brandon Sun - February 6, 2010

Rebuilding Haiti a long-term effort
Brandon Sun - January 23, 2010

School-building author inspires us to make a difference
Brandon Sun - January 9, 2010

Bold action needed on some not-so-bold 2010 predictions
Brandon Sun - December 31, 2009

African farmers pawns in global economics
Brandon Sun - December 12, 2009

Fair trade suits climate, economy to a tea
Brandon Sun - November 28, 2009

Spice up your life with fair trade
Brandon Sun - November 14, 2009

World grows more food but has more hungry people
Brandon Sun - October 31, 2009

Don’t take your freedom for granted
Brandon Sun - October 17, 2009

The best country in the world is . . .
Brandon Sun - October 3, 2009

Drought, conflict cause East African crisis
Brandon Sun - September 19, 2009

Fair trade momentum sweeps Cadbury’s into action
Brandon Sun - August 29, 2009

Shea butter good for skin and economy
Brandon Sun - August 22, 2009

Africa needs more than aid
Brandon Sun - August 8, 2009

Fair trade wines bring human rights to producers
Brandon Sun - July 25, 2009

The G-20 picks Pittsburgh for massive 2009 Summit this fall
Brandon Sun - July 11, 2009

Now is always the best time to better our world
Brandon Sun - June 27, 2009

Make June 5 about environmental action
Brandon Sun - May 30, 2009

Violent attacks target aid workers, recipients
Brandon Sun - May 17, 2009

Pandemics aplenty
Brandon Sun - May 3, 2009

Earth Day’s evolution
Brandon Sun - April 19, 2009

Global recession hitting Africa particularly hard
Brandon Sun - April 5, 2009

Rice A Rookie in Fair Trade Crop Availability
Brandon Sun - March 18, 2009

Fair trade bananas appeal to aware consumers
Brandon Sun - February 22, 2009

Concerns about the state of the world's children
Brandon Sun - February 5, 2009

Obama charts new course
Brandon Sun - January 25, 2009

2009 predictions highlighted by economics, new president
Brandon Sun - January 11, 2009

Fair trade enthusiasts “go nuts”
Brandon Sun - December 28, 2008

Water issues loom large
Brandon Sun - December 14, 2008

A new economic order?
Brandon Sun - November 30, 2008

Still too much war
Brandon Sun - November 16, 2008

Help change the world on your winter vacation
Brandon Sun - October 19, 2008

Canadian aid policy falls short
Brandon Sun - October 5, 2008

Child poverty needs more attention in this campaign

Brandon Sun - September 21, 2008

Lake problems a matter of life and death in east Africa
Brandon Sun - September 7, 2008

What the world needs now is more access to education

Brandon Sun - August 24, 2008

Will oil prices and pollution lead to a bicycle renaissance?
Brandon Sun - July 27, 2008

G8 leaders give global issues short shrift, again
Brandon Sun - July 13, 2008

Global democracy train finds Zimbabwe a barrier
Brandon Sun - June 29, 2008

Rising prices bad news for us, terrible news for world's poor
Brandon Sun - June 15, 2008

Environment day a low-carbon event
Brandon Sun - June 1, 2008

Capital cowboys ride roughshod over globe
Brandon Sun - May 18, 2008

Women still face oppression
Brandon Sun - May 4, 2008

Balancing food and fuel
Brandon Sun - April 20, 2008

Halt child labour now
Brandon Sun - April 6, 2008

Tragic, redemptive, inspiring
Brandon Sun - March 23, 2008

The truth about sports balls
Brandon Sun - March 9, 2008

Municipalities saying "yes" to fair trade policies
Brandon Sun - February 24, 2008

Show your love with fair trade
Brandon Sun - February 10, 2008

Kenyan crisis more than a “tribal” thing
Brandon Sun - January 13, 2008

Bhutto assassination closes out another bloody year
Brandon Sun - December 30, 2007

The holidays don't have to be all about buying
Brandon Sun - December 16, 2007

World will feel aftershocks of Aussie "quake"
Brandon Sun - December 2, 2007

Car culture:  past, present, and future
Brandon Sun - November 18, 2007

Peaceful nation Canada now major arms dealer
Brandon Sun - November 4, 2007

Are we losing the battle to save our planet?
Brandon Sun - October 21, 2007

Private sector plays important development role
Brandon Sun - October 7, 2007

Faith-based organizations aid poor in turbulent world
Brandon Sun - September 23, 2007

Development strategy remains fragmented
Brandon Sun - September 9, 2007

"Three Amigos" have few other friends
Brandon Sun - August 26, 2007

A mad rush to the cities
Brandon Sun - August 12, 2007

Yet more proof of climate change
Brandon Sun - July 29, 2007

Good for business,  bad for people
Brandon Sun - July 15, 2007

Raise your glass to home brew
Brandon Sun - July 2, 2007

How you can love chocolate without guilt
Brandon Sun - June 17, 2007

Blair pushes G-8, African leaders to improve lives
Brandon Sun - June 3, 2007

Blair's legacy will inspire plenty of debate
Brandon Sun - May 20, 2007

How large is your footprint?
Brandon Sun - May 6, 2007

A real measuring stick for progress
Brandon Sun - April 22, 2007

Joe Six-Pack’s introduction to climate change
Brandon Sun - April 8, 2007

Help battle against the bugs
Brandon Sun - March 25, 2007

A worldwide symbol of misery
Brandon Sun - March 11, 2007

From failure to progress?
Brandon Sun - February 25, 2007

Ban, UN face difficult tasks ahead
Brandon Sun - February 11, 2007

Two global solitudes must unite
Brandon Sun - January 28, 2007

Work remains to fix gender imbalance
Brandon Sun - January 14, 2007

Disaster relief gets undeserved bad reputation
Brandon Sun - December 31, 2006

Get a goat, or have a cow
Brandon Sun - December 17, 2006

Christmas a nightmare for recyclers
Brandon Sun - December 4, 2006

Accept the reality of global warming
Brandon Sun - November 19, 2006

Population milestone a consumption millstone
Brandon Sun - November 5, 2006

Kofi Annan marks his final UN day
Brandon Sun - October 22, 2006

Fairly traded products now part of commercial landscape
Brandon Sun - October 8, 2006

Clash in cultures and opinions emerge from war debate
Brandon Sun - September 24, 2006

Challenges the same for youth around the world
Brandon Sun - September 10, 2006

Aids activists still seeking grassroots change
Brandon Sun - August 27, 2006

Fast food prominent in slow war
Brandon Sun - August 13, 2006

Election day in Congo watched by world
Brandon Sun - July 30, 2006

Promise of progress unfulfilled in Nicaragua
Brandon Sun - July 16, 2006

FIFA World Cup footballers give back to world
Brandon Sun - July 2, 2006

World urban forum tackles global challenges
Brandon Sun - June 18, 2006

Global concern now mainstream thinking
Brandon Sun - June 4, 2006

Global warming will affect the poorest
Brandon Sun - May 21, 2006

Failed states
Brandon Sun - May 7, 2006

Social enterprise brings democracy to the marketplace
Brandon Sun - April 24, 2006

Corporations target Iraqi agriculture
Brandon Sun - April 10, 2006

Illegal arms spreading their wildfire

Brandon Sun - March 27, 2006

Business hijacks green agenda

Brandon Sun - March 13, 2006

Complex film a call to action

Brandon Sun - February 27, 2006

The right women for the job

Brandon Sun - February 13, 2006

Women deserve larger role

Brandon Sun - January 30, 2006

Farms drying out the globe

Brandon Sun - January 16, 2006

World's disabled need our help

Brandon Sun - January 9, 2006



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