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Caregiving Work in Canada

Date

2017

Authors

Graphic History Collective

Abstract

Canadian families have always relied on domestic workers. This was true before Confederation, when Canadian families used Indigenous and Black women as slaves. This was also true afterwards, when the Canadian government recruited women from overseas to work as domestic workers.

Number of pages

1

Publisher

Kwentong Bayan Collective

Place published

Canada

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Keywords

immigration, Canadian Policy, Domestic Work, World War II, Employment Standards Act

Economic sectors

Occupations in services - Domestic work, Health occupations - general, and General relevance - all sectors

Content types

Policy analysis, Current Policy, Past policies, and Systemic/state violation of right/freedom

Target groups

(Im)migrants workers

Geographical focuses

America - North, Canada, United States, Ontario, Alberta, México, Manitoba, Quebec, British Columbia, Other provinces, America - Central & Caribbeans, America - South, Federal, Guatemala, Jamaica, Honduras, Colombia, Equator, Other Caribbean States, Haiti, Cuba, Dominican Repulic, El Salvador, Nova Scotia, Peru, Global relevance, Regional relevance, Regional relevance, Regional relevance, National relevance, Belize, and Americas

Spheres of activity

Cultural and ethnic studies, Law, and Political science

Languages

English