Articles and Editorials

The following publications regard migrant agricultural workers in Canada:

Coronavirus: Canada stigmatizes, jeopardizes essential migrant workers

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

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

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

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

Weiler, Anelyse, Janet McLaughlin, Susana Caxaj and Donald Cole (2020).
Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives Policy

The Cruel Trade-off at your Local Produce Aisle

McLaughlin, Janet and Don Wells (equal co-authors) (2018).
National Post, January 17, 2018. Maclean’s, January 18, 2018.

Helping migrant workers must be part of new food policy

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

Seasonal Agricultural Workers Deserve Right To Call Canada Home

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

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

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

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

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

A More Inclusive Community for Migrant Workers

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

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

McLaughlin, Janet (2006).
Juxtaposition Global Health Magazine, 1(2):16-21.

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