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Wednesday, November 29, 2017

Migrant Workers in Canada - Article Round-Up (November 2017)

Listed below is a collection of articles about migrant workers published throughout this past month. The list is meant as a resource and the views expressed in the articles do not necessarily reflect those of NMWIG or its members.



Saturday, November 11, 2017

Niagara Forum on Migrant Worker Issues - December 3


The Niagara Migrant Workers Interest Group (NMWIG) is pleased to join the Canadian Council for Refugees (CCR) and other local organizers for a full-day meeting for migrant workers and people working with or advocating for migrant workers.

Some topics that will be addressed at the forum include navigating healthcare for migrant workers: barriers and strategies, setting up healthcare services for migrant workers, a federal and provincial overview of policy changes and their implications, and novel partnerships: civic and institutional engagement with migrant workers, and more!

**Space is limited, so please register here by Friday, November 24**

Tuesday, October 31, 2017

Migrant Workers in Canada - Article Round-Up (October 2017)

Listed below is a collection of articles about migrant workers published throughout this past month. The list is meant as a resource and the views expressed in the articles do not necessarily reflect those of NMWIG or its members.


Friday, September 29, 2017

Migrant Workers in Canada - Article Round-Up (September 2017)

Listed below is a collection of articles about migrant workers published throughout this past month. The list is meant as a resource and the views expressed in the articles do not necessarily reflect those of NMWIG or its members.


Wednesday, August 30, 2017

Migrant Workers in Canada - Article Round-Up (August 2017)

Listed below is a collection of articles about migrant workers published throughout this past month. The list is meant as a resource and the views expressed in the articles do not necessarily reflect those of NMWIG or its members.

Monday, August 7, 2017

Peach Pickers' Picnic - August 13, 6-9pm


An event for Caribbean, Mexican, and Canadian neighbours to meet and spend time enjoying food, music, and other activities together. While the event is planned as a way to say thank you to our migrant worker neighbours, locals are encouraged to come out and join the fun.

For more information, email jandres@bbniagaraonthelake.com or visit the event page on Facebook.

Tuesday, August 1, 2017

Migrant Workers in Canada - Article Round-Up (July 2017)

Listed below is a collection of articles about migrant workers published throughout this past month. The list is meant as a resource and the views expressed in the articles do not necessarily reflect those of NMWIG or its members.

Wednesday, July 5, 2017

Migrant Workers in Canada - Article Round-Up (June 2017)

Listed below is a collection of articles about migrant workers published throughout this past month. The list is meant as a resource and the views expressed in the articles do not necessarily reflect those of NMWIG or its members.

Wednesday, June 14, 2017

Celebration of Life in Memoriam for Stan Raper & Donations in Stan's Honour


A Celebration of Life in Memoriam for Stan is being held on Friday, June 16, 2017 at the Grantham Optimist Youth Centre on 188 Linwell Road in St. Catharines, Ontario from 2 – 4 p.m. 

If you have a special photo of Stan, please bring it to share with everyone.

Donations in Stan's honour can be made to Bikes for Farmworkers, which refurbishes bikes for migrant farm workers in Virgil.

Please make your cheque payable to Positive Living Niagara and, on the cheque, be sure to write the following:

NMWIG in Stan's honour or NMWIG / Bikes for Farmworkers.

Send your donation to:
Positive Living Niagara
120 Queenston St.
St. Catharines, ON
L2R 2Z3

NMWIG will send a message to Stan's son to let him know about your donation.

Tuesday, June 13, 2017

Summer Festival & Information Fair 2017

Another successful year has come and gone with our annual Summer Festival on Sunday, June 4! It could not have happened without the support of our sponsors, tireless work of NMWIG members and other volunteers, and of course the hundreds of workers themselves who came out.

Below is a short video created by NMWIG member, Jane Andres, followed by select photos from event coordinator Sherry McGratten.