Students organized a Fair Trade working group at OPIRG McMaster in 1999 and by 2001 had won a victory by introducing fair trade to campus. By working with the MSU and McMaster Hospitality Services they lobbied to have a fair trade coffee option offered in the student store (currently known as Union Market)

Hard to believe that it took a campaign, but in terms of turn-around time for activist campaigns, this was a very short one!

Here are some 1999 and 2000 campaign materials: