The impact of COVID-19 guidelines on migrant agricultural workers

In an editorial published in the Canadian Science Policy Review, CRHESI member Susana Caxaj and a team of national colleagues argue that “we cannot go forward with further entry of migrant agricultural workers into Canada without strict regulatory measures that will keep workers safe.” Read the full article: Government COVID-19 guidelines gamble on the lives of migrant agricultural workers.

For more relevant pre-COVID19 background on Susana Caxaj’s research, see this brief video, ‘I Will Not Leave My Body Here”: Migrant Farmworkers’ Health and Safety Amidst a Climate of Coercion