Book review: Unfree Labour

By Daniel Tseghay In 1947, when Jamaican agricultural workers were already making their way to Canada on short-term contracts, Canadian officials resisting the possibility of permanent residency on explicitly racist, and curiously paternalistic, grounds. “The admission to Canada of natives of the West Indies has… Read More

Film Review: Migrant Dreams

By Alia Karim Since 1966, workers of the Seasonal Agricultural Workers Program (SAWP) have left their families to toil on farms and greenhouses up to twelve hours per day, six to seven days a week, in order to supply the fruits and vegetables Canadians enjoy.… Read More