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Migrant Worker Speaking Tour (Toronto)

Date and time

2014.11.16, 3:00 PM

Details

You’ve heard a lot about Temporary Foreign Workers, now come hear from them!

Join 3 migrant workers – a Live-In Caregiver, a Farmworker, and a Restaurant worker – to learn about their struggles, their rights, and the laws that impact them. Join our fight to build strong, healthy communities for all of us.

The tour will be visiting the following cities. Spread the word to friends and colleagues who are at these stops. Scroll below to RSVP. Join the facebook events.

Windsor: Mon / Nov 10 – 6PM - Unifor Local 200, 1855 Turner Road
London: Tue / Nov 11 – 7PM – Vitali Lounge at King’s University College
Peterborough: Wed / Nov 12 – 730PM - Market Hall, 140 Charlotte Street
Hamilton: Thu / Nov 13 – 6PM - Volunteer Hamilton, 267 King Street East,
Guelph: Sat / Nov 15 – 1PM – UC 103 at University of Guelph University Centre
Toronto: Sun / Nov 16 – 3PM – Beit Zatoun, 712 Markham Street

We all have questions, let’s come together for answers:

+ What is the Temporary Foreign Workers Program?
+ What’s happening to Canada’s immigration and refugee system?
+ Are foreigners really stealing Canadian jobs?
+ Who is really responsible for this mess?
+ How are services being impacted?
+ What can Unions, community organizations, service providers and students do?

Local hosting organizations: Windsor Workers’ Education Centre, United Workers of Diversity Caucus, Jamaican Self Help, Hamilton Legal, Hamilton Sanctuary Coalition, Fuerza Puwersa (more to be updated, get in touch with Syed Hussan at coordinator@migrantworkersalliance to endorse and support)

Venue

Beit Zatoun

City

Toronto

Country

Canada

Links

Economic sectors

Home child care providers, Home support workers, housekeepers and related occupations, Food and beverage servers, Food counter attendants, kitchen helpers and related support occupations, and General farm workers

Target groups

Public awareness

Geographical focuses

Ontario

Languages

English