We are collecting a series of resources for supporters of the MWSN and migrant workers. If you have any suggestions for what would make sense to include, please e-mail us as mw.solidarity (at) gmail.com.

Migrant Voices: Stories of Seasonal Agricultural Workers in Manitoba

The MWSN and the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives released this report in May 2013. You can access the report here, and read about the government’s very positive response to the report here.

Presentations on Migrant Worker Issues

About Migrant Workers and the MWSN – a presentation by MWSN members about the MWSN and the issues we work on.

Food System Localization & Migrant Labor – a presentation by MWSN members about how migrant labour fits into the issue of ‘buy local’.

Interviews on Migrant Worker Issues

Gustavo Mejicanos of the Agricultural Workers Alliance on labour issues for Manitoba farm workers (courtesy of CKUW 95.9 and Mud and Water Radio). Download

Thomas Novak of St. Ignatius church on Canada’s temporary foreign worker programs (courtesy of CKUW 95.9 and Mud and Water Radio). Download

Documentaries

El Contrato: a documentary following a group of Mexican migrant farm workers as they travel to Canada to work in the  Seasonal Agricultural Workers Program (SAWP) in Ontario. Available online courtesy of the National Film Board for free here.