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Chelsea Nash | The province says work is "underway" to increase vaccine access to marginalized and vulnerable groups.
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Chelsea Nash | All travellers coming to Canada must obtain a negative COVID-19 test prior to departure, but the requirement means migrant workers must pay hundreds for the test out of pocket.
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Shane Martínez | Why is there a widespread refusal to acknowledge or depict migrant farmworkers in representations about agricultural produce?
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Maya Bhullar | Activists are working to demand changes to improve the lives of workers in the food production industry across Canada.
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Chelsea Nash | Volunteers have to be extremely careful when dropping off fresh produce to workers, for fear that employers will fire and deport workers caught interacting with outsiders.
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Chris Ramsaroop (left) and Jade Guthrie (right), organizers with Justicia for Migrant Workers. Images: Submitted
Chelsea Nash | Two activists with Justicia for Migrant Workers say without permanent status, the rest is just a band-aid fix.
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Dennis Gruending | The elderly, long-term care workers, grocery store clerks and migrant farm workers in Canada are among those who have experienced the harshest injustices during the pandemic.
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Karl Nerenberg | Justin Trudeau has cracked open the door to a path to citizenship, in a way none of his predecessors ever did. Now, those who advocate for migrant workers will have to push hard on that door.
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Doreen Nicoll | The COVID-19 pandemic has placed front and centre the need for meaningful structural and financial reforms across employment sectors dominated by women and migrant workers.
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Migrant farmworkers in southern Quebec in 2014. Image: BEVNorton/Flickr
Raluca Bejan | Either migrant workers should have access to permanent residency so they can benefit from the same rights as the resident population, or the TFW program should be scrapped altogether.
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Scott Neigh | Hector Balderos Campos and Natalia Sudeyko talk about the work of the Dignidad Migrante Society, an organization which supports migrant agricultural workers in Canada.
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More than 2,000 people gathered in Cluj on April 9 at the city's main airport, flying to Germany as seasonal workers. Image: Emanuel Roşu/Twitter
Raluca Bejan | If people are good enough to work they should be good enough to be cared for.