Category Archives: Canada

The Rise of Temporary Migration and Employer-Driven Immigration in Canada: Tracing policy shifts of the late 20th and early 21st centuries

http://s3.amazonaws.com/migrants_heroku_production/datas/1518/Salimah_Valiani_original.pdf?1396547385

La mort d’un travailleur mexicain aurait pu être évitée, selon la CSST | ICI.Radio-Canada.ca

Dans une décision rendue récemment, la Commission de la santé et de la sécurité du travail (CSST) conclut que la mort d’Yvan Guerrero Reyes aurait pu être évitée, et que la sécurité à la ferme où travaillait le jeune homme était déficiente.

http://ici.radio-canada.ca/nouvelles/societe/2015/04/07/005-conclusion-csst-mort-travailleur-mexicain.shtml

Pinoy caregivers join fight to change Canada’s TFW rules

Pinoy caregivers join fight to change Canada’s TFW rules.

Temporary foreign workers warned to leave Canada as required | Toronto Star

Temporary foreign workers warned to leave Canada as required | Toronto Star.

Why Mexico’s Farmworkers Who Harvest Our Food Are on Strike | Common Dreams | Breaking News & Views for the Progressive Community

The green Driscoll’s label on the organic berries that I buy each week are a comforting symbol of a family-owned company that got its start in California. Sometimes the berries are marked “Product of USA,” but more often than not, they are labeled as originating in Mexico. That is because Reiter Affiliated Cos., which sells berries through its affiliate BerryMex under the Driscoll’s label, grows much of its produce in Mexico. On its website Reiter claims to be “the largest fresh, multi-berry producer in the world and the leading supplier of fresh strawberries, raspberries, blueberries and blackberries in all of North America.” Now, the farmworkers picking many of those berries are on strike, demanding a change to the brutally impoverished conditions under which they live.

via Why Mexico’s Farmworkers Who Harvest Our Food Are on Strike | Common Dreams | Breaking News & Views for the Progressive Community.

Migrant advocacy groups fight April 1 temporary foreign worker deportations | rabble.ca

Migrant advocacy groups fight April 1 temporary foreign worker deportations | rabble.ca.

Shrinking pool of low-skilled Canadians leading to foreign-worker growth: report – The Globe and Mail

http://www.theglobeandmail.com//news/politics/shrinking-pool-of-low-skilled-canadians-leading-to-foreign-worker-growth-report/article23418844/?cmpid=rss1&click=sf_globe