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March 29th 2012

March 29th 2012

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he University of Guelph’s Independent Student Newspaper 
167.11
thursday, march 29th, 212
www.theontarion.com
Indx
8
s & le
6
os & Healh
8
Le

o

oal

osso

lasse

oy Lss
 Isss
Igran
wrkr
 good
dtr
alIcs
undriing
c,   
alicja Grzadkiwska
T   b  g g-  bg   g  
enjoy physical exercise, and anenvironmentally riendly way to
get to work or school. Now, as the
ice melts and temperatures rise,
pp  p  b   
storage spaces, and enjoy the pas-
  g.N,   
prone to a popular, underreported
        
transport. According to tocatch-
abikethie.com, every 30 seconds
 b  ,     
o stolen bikes are reported to law
enorcement ocials. In Guelph,
Sg. Dg Pfg p  
Guelph Police received 93 stolenbike calls and only six o those
b  v  0.
“Lots o people don’t know the
serial number o their bike andcan’t give us a good descrip-
,”  Pfg. H v 
people take a photo o their bike
and write down the serial number.“Tis would drastically increase our
abilities to get them back to the
.”
People with bikes are encour-aged to take these precautionssince bike thet can occur more
than once to an unortunate cyclist.“When my ourth bike got stolen,
I sat down and had a sort o sur-real moment,” said Ingo Lou. “I
thought, someone else is enjoying
 b g ,  b  Ibg  p .”
In response to his own experi-
, L    
against bike thet. Armed with a
team o rustrated cyclists, he cre-
ated the web series “o Catch a
B T,”    Ap.   ’  b.
Te episodes will ollow the teamas they use GPS-tracking to ollow
‘bait’ bikes that are stolen in big
cities like Vancouver and oronto.
Surprisingly, the aim o theshow is not to hand over bike
v   p.
“Tat’s what the cops are or,”said Lou. “he purpose o the
storyline is to identiy these people,and gure out why they steal bikes,
   g,   b.”A g  b , L
interviews them on camera todiscuss the reasons behind theircrime. However, the team has a
   ,
o Catch a Bike Tief 
,  p  p v   .
arIann PoInnr
SEE
bike thie
PAGE 
 
o  p
Fg  N K p-g  p  pp  S K, POb     NK’  g  p p    K.H     ’   g  g.T  g  I- N Wp  S,  pv   gb   -  gg   p,   b       p.   - v b   x    b P Ob, v, SAR  b A R   p   g   ,       p    v   0’.
(Globe and Mail)
T ,   pp
A  v  g -p , T M      NDP -p. W b , M  pp  Hp C-vv gv   0 b pg  p   v.“W’ g  gv  v g, v -.W’v g     g.W’v g    pp   bg  g   ’v v b,” M. M’   p     pp   M,v    b   P M  b      . A g g p  ’  p  p, NDP b  g  g   b.
(oronto Star)
g sp   Bc 
A 0- Jp q gb     PO  B Cb’ . T     gp  b   v  P O g g   q v   . T,  pp      p   p    b  -. T  b g p     b    ,g     b p g   g p  . E  , B Cb  v- U.S  g  g    b    ,      v b  Jp   .T Jp g b  xp    BC       b  p.
(National Post)
c   
T O C  App   g   bgb  b , bgv  gv   p  p   b g  . I , bgg Ap. ,O x   b   bg   p, ppvg  pv    pb  g .Hv,  g ppg g   b-    g  x g   ,g     b g   pb p  pp  p.T p     p p  vg    g , g  b   v. A  -   v b  pv,     p x    b ,    b    “g” “-” .
(Globe and Mail)
I w’  nnz  !
F’     N-Ng     p M ,      3   M g   AQ. H  v  p   v,  bg     P-  pp. Tpp S  NF p v pp p    “ -” g M. S      v    bg   pp- A J v  vg  .
(Montreal Gazette)
T   !
I  vg bg -    x bg  , C P g    pv-. A pp pb b S F Pb P vg    g  - b  pvg   p-. Hv,  pp   g -p  C P  b b   p-pp  b  b Kv C- p g    , vg  p  g,  b g vv.
(Canada NewsWire)Compiled by Stephen Fournier and Divinus Caesar 
I   ,    w
diinus caesar
Approximately 40,000 peoplework as migrant agricultural la-bourers in Canada, and around27,000 o them in Ontario alone.
Shipped into the country through
the Seasonal Agriculture WorkerProgram in order to ll tempo-
rary gaps in the agricultural labour
supply during the growing sea-
son, these workers and their role inood production were the ocus o Migrant Workers Awareness. Con-
sisting o speakers, movies, and
,     gg b  p  
these workers to Canadian ag-riculture, and the struggles and
privations they ace through being
denied the rights aorded to Ca-
 .
Te journey o these workersoten begins in Mexico or Jamai-
ca, where conditions at home push
   g pg 
elsewhere. In their home coun-
,      p  v p  p-   pp  
the program. Te program allows
short-term entry into Canada;
however, the agreement revokesmany o the rights held by Cana-
  g ,
already limited relative to other
.
Te most striking o the rights
removed is the right to choose and
change employers. Once select-
   pg,      p  q-
ed them and will be deported i 
their relationship is ended or any
. O    
basic right, the conditions they
b  b   
politburo or eudal Lord. Curews,
abysmal saety, working and liv-ing standards, limited access tohealth care, inadequate training,
  g g p-
tection rom such basic issues asharassment and abuse are all is-
  p.
In addition, workers cannotbring along their amilies, andgain nothing toward permanentresidence status through this ar-
g. T   g
barriers to union membership,though it’s unclear what union-
ization would do or them besides
q bp , -
ering their easy deportability and
interchangeability with workers
g    p.
Besides highlighting the plight
o the workers themselves, orga-nizers have been up ront aboutpointing out the popular loca-vore movement’s blind spot on
    g  gg   p. O
organizer, Joshua Gilbert, said a
  g  b  ‘   ,  
armer’ bumper stickers you see
 p  b p
with “i you ate today, thank a
arm worker.” He noted that evenagricultural workers with citizen-
ship or ull status in Canada are
g   p
aorded other workers, in the
ourth most dangerous occupation
 C. Ab   v 300
agricultural workers in Canada dierom workplace related accidents
or disease every year, a rate that
 b g v  p .
Beyond this campaign, groupssuch as the United Food andCommercial Workers union and
S Ag Mg Exp-
tation organize around these issues
 .
a   p, v,  ,  w     c  ,w    W aw W.
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march 29th – aril th, 212

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