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Sophia Reuss | Parliament has begun its review of the Temporary Foreign Worker Program and has only heard from four migrant workers. Francisco Mootoo spoke to rabble about his experience.
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Scott Neigh | Min Sook Lee and Evelyn Encalada talk about organizing among migrant farm workers in Canada and about the new documentary film Migrant Dreams.
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Teuila Fuatai | The federal government's exemption to the Temporary Foreign Workers Program fails to fix underlying problems around unsustainable business practices and workers' rights, argue workers' groups.
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Alyse Kotyk | This year marks the 50th anniversary of Canada's Seasonal Agricultural Workers Program. With it, migrant farmworkers call upon the federal government to grant permanent residency upon arrival.
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Justicia for Migrant Workers Collective, Radical Action with Migrants in Agriculture | Justicia for Migrant Workers and Radical Action with Migrants in Agriculture are outraged that the Vernon RCMP released personal information of four Mexican migrant workers to the public.
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Yutaka Dirks | Why do people migrate and what is it like when they do? This question frames 'Meet Me In Venice' by Suzanne Ma as we follow the journey of a young girl from Qingtian, China.
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Ethel Tungohan | The Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario found Presteve Foods guilty of abusing temporary foreign workers. This victory is important, but more needs to be done to change the "employer-driven" system.
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Jonathan Chapnick | Twitter was raging against Tim Hortons last Thursday. According to the Ottawa Sun, for much of the day the hottest trending topic in Canada was #BoycottTims.
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Ella Bedard | Several unions and major labour groups take action against Canada's revolving-door immigration policy.
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GroundWire Community Radio News | CUPE 3903 members speak out about why they've been on strike, Quebec students mobilize against austerity measures in Montreal and protest military research at McGill, and more!
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Ethel Tungohan | What does it mean to be undocumented? Ethel Tungohan interviewed temporary foreign workers about the impact the "4 and 4" rule will have on them and their families.
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Ethel Tungohan | With the April 1 deportation deadline looming, migrant advocacy groups are holding demonstrations to show temporary foreign workers deserve to stay in Canada.