5 October 2017

Anelyse Weiler, 2015 scholar and doctoral student specializing in labour migration and sustainable food systems, has been cited in a sobering article in The Star by Nicholas Keung on Canada’s Seasonal Agricultural Worker Program. Quoting Weiler to describe how the program “function[s] by taking advantage of racialized global inequality,” Keung gives voice to migrants from St. Lucia to the Philippines so that readers can learn how migrants contribute to Canada’s economy – and to low food prices at the store.

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Anelyse Weiler

Anelyse Weiler (sociology, University of Toronto) wants to understand how the perspectives of migrant farmworkers in North America on environmental, health, and equity issues can inform local and international efforts to realize more sustainable food systems.

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