Toronto – January 31, 2013 – On February 6, 2012, a horrific collision near Hampstead, Ontario killed eleven men, and left three others critically injured. Juan Ariza, 35, was one of those survivors. The Peruvian native had only been in Canada three days when the Hampstead tragedy changed his life forever. He had been recruited to Canada as a migrant agriculture worker. Ever since the tragic collision, Juan has been recuperating in a nursing home in London, Ontario.
Mississauga, Ont. – January 30, 2013 – webCampus, North America’s leading labour education program, is proud to work in partnership with community organizations such as Peel Multicultural Council, Immigrant Workers Centre, Mennonite New Life Centre, Worker Action Centre, Agriculture Workers Alliance, and Migrante Canada.
Toronto – January 29, 2013 – More than 100 high school students from across the Toronto area recently joined with members of The Student School to celebrate the launch of the first-ever Students Against Migrant Exploitation (S.A.M.E) high-school chapter. The Student School is a Toronto alternative high school founded on social justice and participatory democracy principles.