February 23rd, 2016 by admin

The Marquis Project

Linking Manitobans with the Developing World

(Incorporated in Brandon Manitoba October 16, 1979)

Welcome to the Marquis Project’s website.  Please take a look around and check out the tabs to learn more about the work of Marquis, what they can do for you, and how you can become involved.  Here are some highlights:

  • About Us: Marquis Project Mission Statement, Partners, and Board of Directors
  • Education: This section is a must if you are a student or a teacher.  Look for curriculum connections and learning resources.
  • Library: Check out the Marquis Newsletters and Articles of Interest
  • Get Involved: Find out how you can made a difference with Marquis
  • Donations & Membership: We now offer memberships, renewals and donations online via PayPal
  • Plus: find us on Facebook

Global Impressions

September 6th, 2017 by admin

Find Your Tickets at these Brandon Locations:

From September 7th at Ten Thousand Villages, and Lady of the Lake Shop
On September 8th between 4pm and 8pm at the Global Village
After September 10th at Forbidden Flavours (18th street), and The Family Tree 1060


Contact Samantha at marquiseducator@gmail.com to arrange to pick up your tickets.

All ticket purchases are by cash or cheque to the Marquis Project only.

Tickets are limited. Purchase early to avoid missing this rare opportunity!

Thank you all for your support, we hope to see you there!

Treasure Hunt for Fairtrade Chocolate

August 22nd, 2017 by admin

Marquis is recruiting volunteers for their Board of Directors

May 22nd, 2017 by admin

Fundraiser – A Fair Trade Feast

February 12th, 2017 by admin

Greetings from the Marquis Project and Fair Trade Town steering committee,

The Marquis Project is featuring a three course Fair Trade Feast on Sunday, March 5, 2017 as a fundraising initiative at The Dock on Princess, 1133 Princess Ave, Brandon.

A cash bar will be available starting at 5:30 pm with dinner served at 6 pm. [Vegetarian option needs to be pre-ordered.]


Appetizer: pan seared gingered sea scallops in a turmeric coconut broth, with roasted corn and quinoa (Vegetarian: tofu instead of scallops)

Entree: coconut oil seared grilled pork tenderloin with lemongrass accented long grain rice and fire roasted jalapeno and mango salsa (Vegetarian: grilled eggplant instead of pork)

Dessert: coffee bean infused panna cotta with a  milk chocolate drizzle finished with a raspberry sorbet

Tickets are $50 per person and include a charitable tax receipt for a donation of $25.

Silent auction items and a 50/50 draw will be available at the dinner.

Support the work of Marquis Project in promoting fair trade and in rural development projects in Tanzania by inviting your friends to attend this annual dinner.

Tickets are available for pre-sale at the following locations:

or contact The Marquis Project by email marquis@marquisproject.com or phone message at 204-727-5675.

Individual board members also have tickets available for sale.

Contact the Fair Trade Brandon Committee at 204-724-7836 for more information.

We hope that you can join us!

About Marquis

The Marquis Project is a non-profit, charitable non-governmental organization dedicated to making our world better. Established in 1979 by development activists in and around Brandon, Manitoba, it is sustained by the support and participation of individuals, families, congregations, schools and community organizations. What began as a small resource centre on world issues serving southwestern Manitoba is now a nationally recognized non-governmental organization.