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Report gives Manitoba’s invisible migrant farm workers a voice

Migrant Workers Solidarity - Migrant Voices PosterThey come to Manitoba each summer under Canada’s Seasonal Agricultural Workers Program to work on farms and nurseries.  And they’re invisible.

Now a new report by the Migrant Worker Solidarity Network and The Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives-Manitoba gives these migrant farm workers a voice.

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In Canada, a ‘Proud to Protect Refugees’ campaign is launched on Refugee Rights Day

By: Canadian Council for RefugeesPress Release:

CCR 30th Anniversary Today the Canadian Council for Refugees and other organizations announced the launch of a campaign designed to transform the conversation about refugees in Canada. Under the banner ‘Proud to Protect Refugees’, 4 April (Refugee Rights Day) will see the launch of new efforts to promote a positive vision of what we want for refugees and of the important contributions refugees make to our  communities.

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Migrant worker and BCCLA to file complaint against CBSA over reality show privacy violations

By: B.C. Civil Liberties Association | Press Release:

The BC Civil Liberties Association, will file a complaint to the federal Privacy Commissioner on behalf of Oscar Mata Duran, a migrant worker who was deported yesterday and whose questioning by Canada Border Services Agency was taped without his consent for a reality TV show.

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