farm workers

May 23, 2018
Migrant workers harvest corn. Photo: Bob Nichols/U.S. Department of Agriculture/Flickr

The plight of farm workers in Canada

As we head into another growing season, we should be asking ourselves how sustainable our agricultural system is generally, but in particular, how fair it is given the treatment of farm workers.
Sep 30, 2016

Big Farming

rabble radio
A look at the corporate march across the farmlands of Canada and the rest of the world.
Feb 10, 2012
A scan of the classified ad the writer answered. Headline says   "Greenhouse hiring" and body text says "Picking tomatoes." Photo: Aylwin Lo

Inside a migrant worker transport van

Aylwin Lo
This week, I felt it was finally time to take the wraps off of a journal I kept during a two-week trip in 2004 to investigate the conditions of undocumented Chinese migrant farm workers.
Feb 10, 2012
"Pilgrimage to Freedom," a 12-hour march organized by migrant workers and J4MW in 2009. Photographer: Gerardo Correa

Peruvian lives on Canada's conscience

Tyler Shipley
The accident that claimed 11 Peruvian workers' lives was not a tragedy but a crime, linked to the systematic exploitation of foreign and migrant workers in Canada.
Mar 27, 2009

87 - Pathways to Your Plate: Part 2

This is the final episode in a two part series. Lili Eskinazi and Roberto Nieto spent a month in Mexico recently, exploring the links between agricultural workers there and the food we eat every day h

Family Day Action to Demand Justice for Migrant Farmworker Deaths

Feb 17, 2012
Office of the Chief Coroner
32 Grenville St. (College and Bay)
Toronto , ON
43° 39' 41.5872" N, 79° 23' 9.9456" W
Ontario CA
No One Is Illegal - Toronto will be at the "Family Day Action to Demand Justice for Migrant Farmworker Deaths" organized by Justice for Migrant Workers. Meet us at the Coroners Office at 32 Grenville.

Caribbean Migrant Workers' Welcome

May 3, 2009 to May 4, 2009
Bethany Mennonite Church
572 East & West Line (Corner of 4 Mile Creek Rd.)
L0S 1J0 Niagara-on-the-Lake , ON
43° 14' 0.5928" N, 79° 7' 28.74" W
Ontario CA
<p>Join us as we welcome the return of Caribbean farm workers into our community!</p>
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