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September 26, 2020
W5 investigates the harsh realities temporary foreign workers have had to face while working on Canadian farms through the COVID-19 pandemic.
On June 8 a coalition of 28 national and local organizations that support migrant workers, released a report which details the conditions some of these workers are facing. "Unheeded Warnings: Covid-19 & Migrant Workers in Canada" also includes several recommendations for change.
Will Braun, a senior writer with CM, writes about the experiences and challenges of employment with the Seasonal Agricultural Workers Program in Canada.