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Manitoba to provide health benefits to seasonal migrant workers

Date

2013-05-15

Authors

Winnipeg Free Press

Abstract

The province shocked advocates rallying outside the legislature for Manitoba’s migrant farm workers today when Immigration Minister Christine Melnick announced health coverage will now be provided for the estimated 400 seasonal workers who plant and harvest Manitoba produce every year.

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Winnipeg Free Press

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Economic sectors

Agriculture and horticulture workers

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America - North, Canada, United States, Ontario, Alberta, México, Manitoba, Quebec, British Columbia, Other provinces, Federal, Nova Scotia, Regional relevance, and National relevance

Languages

English