They are cooks, cleaners, wait staff. They are welders, electricians, and construction workers. They are nurses, physicians, and live-in caregivers. They are manual labourers in greenhouses and throughout the agricultural sector. Residents of Saskatchewan have direct and indirect encounters with them on a daily basis, whether it is each time they order a double-double, access health care, or purchase some locally grown produce.
They are the migrant workers of Saskatchewan.
We are a Saskatchewan-based group of researchers interested in the factors associated with the health and safety of migrant workers in Saskatchewan.
Here you will find the rationale and the latest results on the study.