Caregiver Josarie Danieles's application for permanent residency got rejected because the Canadian government deemed her daughter a 'burden' on Canada for so-called intellectual disability. Advocates, including members of the Caregiver Action Centre and Gabriela-Ontario, insist that the decision made in Danieles's case is inhumane. They are also asking the Canadian government to give all caregivers (and all temporary foreign workers) landed status on arrival. www.thestar.com/news/immigration/2016/09/11/ottawa-urged-to-grant-permanent-status-to-migrant-wor...... See MoreSee Less
It's good that bad employers are being held accountable for awful, illegal working conditions. But nowhere in this article does The Globe and Mail say what happened to the *workers* after companies were blacklisted. Were they given new employment? Were they deported due to no fault of their own? TFWs are people too! ... See MoreSee Less
On June 29, 2016, 33 migrant farm workers in Mount Pleasant, Ontario lost all of their belongings in a fire. Needless to say, these workers need as much help as possible to rebuild their lives. Please consider donating to their Go Fund Me page to support their efforts to recoup what they have lost. www.gofundme.com/farmworkers... See MoreSee Less
WHAT HAPPENED? On the morning of July 29, 2016, approximately 33 migrant farmworkers from the Caribbean lost all their belongings when fire destroyed their bunkhouse in Mount Pleasant, Ontario. All they’ve been left with is the clothes on their backs. According to media reports , some of the wo...