Tanya van Rooy, producer and director of Feeding Canada, says migrant farm workers are often given a "blanketed existence" in Canada. Van Rooy says migrant farm workers are often given a 'blanketed existence' here, but, 'They're really our heroes.' (Tanya van Rooy, Feeding Canada)While the media often focus on negative stories, van Rooy said, they only cover a part of the migrant worker programs. Most recently, a deputy chief coroner's review has called for better working conditions after three migrant workers died after contracting COVID-19. The production company set up a Feeding Canada Facebook page, hoping it will open dialogue between migrant farm workers and other people in Canada.
Source: CBC News May 04, 2021 14:53 UTC