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Thesis

The Seasonal Agricultural Workers Program: Looking at Mexican Participation Through a Magnifying Glass

Date

2013

Authors

Irma Fabiola Cruz-Lopez

Abstract

Mexican migrant workers have been coming to Canada since 1974 to work in agriculture as participants of the Seasonal Agricultural Workers Program (SAWP). Presently, Mexicans constitute the majority of SAWP workers. As well, Ontario is the main receiver of these workers followed by British Columbia and Quebec. Accordingly, the scope of this thesis mainly encompasses Mexican workers in Ontario. However, the thesis also includes Mexican SAWP workers in Quebec and British Columbia.

Number of pages

471

University

University of Ottawa

Academic department

Graduate and Post-Doctoral Studies

Degree

Doctor of Law

Place published

Ottawa, Canada

Economic sectors

General relevance - all sectors

Content types

Policy analysis and Current Policy

Target groups

Researchers

Geographical focuses

Canada, Ontario, Alberta, Manitoba, Quebec, British Columbia, Other provinces, Federal, Nova Scotia, and National relevance

Languages

English