Help Briarpatch get a technology upgrade so we can spend less time fighting our ancient computers, and more time putting out fierce, independent journalism. Click to donate now.


Simran Dhunna is a Toronto-based labour organizer with the Fight for $15 and Fairness, member of the anti-sexual violence collective Silence is Violence, and a policy fellow at Access Alliance Multicultural Health and Community Services. She is currently pursuing her master of public health in epidemiology at the University of Toronto, and is interested in social policy, intersectionality, and the political economy of health.

  • Magazine

    “They take my labour, but not my family”

    The federal government is ending the Caregiver Program, which gave migrant caregivers a pathway to permanent residency. But caregivers are fighting back by demanding permanent residency upon arrival.