Author Archive | Fernando Arce

Kingfisher Coffee sells its product wholesale to local shops.

Coffee with a cause

As the coffee industry booms, local shops are working hard to promote ethical business practices both in and out of their communities. Kingfisher Coffee Co., on Meadowbrook Drive, is a roasting company that has been donating one per cent of its coffee production to two homeless shelters since January. It’s a good way to “show them […]

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Pablo Godoy gives a presentation to students on the fifth day of the tour

Labour movement asks youth for help

Santiago Escobar is driving back from St. Catharines to Toronto. Riding shotgun is his friend and union colleague, Pablo Godoy, the national representative for the United Food and Commercial Workers International Union (UFCW). They’re returning home from Brock University, where they spent the last 10 hours talking with 300 students about the plight of migrant […]

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A Canadian man displays his oil-covered glove used in the Dirty Hand Campaign against Chevron.
<br /> Photo courtesy of the Committee in Solidarity with the Indigenous People of Ecuador Affected by Chevron <br />

Oil battle rallies Canadian-Ecuadorian community

Canadians know oil and the controversy that follows it as well as they know hockey and poutine. And now that Neil Young’s cross-country tour is supporting a First Nation’s lawsuit against Shell, the flames are being fanned once again. Yet, what many Canadians may not know is that for more than 20 years, indigenous communities […]

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