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Beyond the Fields
There is a strong historical link between the United Farm Workers in its heyday and myriad forms of progressive activism today. UFW alumni, ideas, and strategies have influenced Latino political empo...
Business journalists go on the attack; demonize Atlantic seasonal workers
National business journalists and columnists have bought into Prime Minister Stephen Harper’s demeaning view that folks in the Atlantic region are backward and have a defeatist attitude. Framed in dis...
Los Mexicanos: The Struggle for Justice of Patricia Perez
Latour, Charles (Director)
Every year, some 4000 migrant foreign workers coming mostly from Mexico, labour in Quebec farms to plant and pick our vegetables. In the summer of 2006, Patricia Perez a pro-union militant speaking fo...
Migration: Changing the World
The author discusses the increasing trend of migration in the modern world, its causes and effects, and peoples and governments responses.
Other Voices: The Connexions Newsletter - January 21, 2018: What are we eating?
Diemer, Ulli (ed.)
Serial Publication (Periodical)
What are we eating? A simple question which opens up a labyrinth of devilishly complex issues about production and distribution, access to land, control of water, prices, health and safety, migrant la...
Scattered Sand: The Story of China's Rural Migrants
Each year, 200 million workers from China’s vast rural interior travel between cities and provinces in search of employment: the largest human migration in history. This indispensable army of labour a...
Sharing the Harvest: A Guide to Community Supported Agriculture
Henderson, Elizabeth; Van En, Robyn
Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) is a partnership between local farmers and nearby consumers ensuring that the farmer survives by being paid in advance at the beginning of the growing season whil...
Vincenzo Pietropaolo: Witness to the Harvest Pilgrims
UFCW Canada (Director)
Vincenzo Pietropaolo has documented the story of Mexican migrant workers over a number of years. This is a brief look into that story.
Sources Experts & Spokespersons
Drake's operating philosophy is based on the principle that organizations achieve the highest level of performance when they are staffed with the right people, working with the right skills, knowledge and behaviours, using the bes...
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Canadian Farmworkers Union (CFU)
Organization profile published 1983