Articles and Editorials

The following articles and editorials were written by members of the Migrant Worker Health Expert Working Group:

New regulations on migrant farm workers should tackle employer/employee power imbalances

Stephanie Mayell, C. Susana Caxaj and Janet McLaughlin
The Conversation, February 1, 2023

For migrant farm workers, housing is not just a determinant of health, but a determinant of death

C. Susana Caxaj and Anelyse Weiler
The Conversation, July 12, 2022

Ontario must do more to protect migrant workers. Here’s how

Stephanie Mayell, Janet McLaughlin, C. Susana Caxaj, Donald Cole, Leah F. Vosko, Tanya Basok, and Anelyse Weiler
TV Ontario (TVO) Commentary, March 9, 2022

Let’s accept migrant farmworkers as members of our food community

Toronto Star, September 7, 2020

Coronavirus: Canada stigmatizes, jeopardizes essential migrant workers

Jenna L. Hennebry, C. Susana Caxaj, Janet McLaughlin and Stephanie Mayell
The Conversation, June 3, 2020

Government COVID-19 guidelines gamble on the lives of migrant agricultural workers

C. Susana Caxaj, Amy Cohen, Carlos Colindres, Natalie Drolet, Jenna L. Hennebry and Janet McLaughlin
Canadian Science Policy, April 21, 2020

Protecting the health and rights of migrant agricultural workers during the COVID-19 outbreak should be a priority

Anelyse Weiler, Janet McLaughlin, Susana Caxaj and Donald Cole
Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives Policy, April 1, 2020

The Cruel Trade-off at your Local Produce Aisle

Janet McLaughlin and Don Wells
Maclean’s, January 18, 2018

Helping migrant workers must be part of new food policy

Anelyse Weiler, Janet McLaughlin and Donald Cole
Toronto Star, December 22, 2017

Seasonal Agricultural Workers Deserve Right To Call Canada Home

Janet McLaughlin, Don Wells, Aaraon Diaz, Andre Lyn
Huffington Post, September 27, 2016

How Migrant Dreams Reveals the Dark Side of Canada’s Temporary Foreign Worker Program

Janet McLaughlin
TV Ontario (TVO) Commentary, September 12, 2016

Canada's Migrant Agricultural Workers Deserve Full and Equal Rights. Here's Why.

Janet McLaughlin
TV Ontario (TVO) Commentary, June 16, 2016

A More Inclusive Community for Migrant Workers

Janet McLaughlin
Waterloo Region Food System Roundtable Blog, Feb 22, 2012

Who is Responsible? Tracing the Trajectory of two Migrant Farmworkers’ Lives and Deaths in Canada

Janet McLaughlin
Juxtaposition Global Health Magazine, 1(2):16-21

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