Haseena Manek is a journalist based in Ottawa.
Following the deaths of three workers to COVID-19, the experience of migrant farmworkers in Canada has received unprecedented media attention. As a result, workers are winning long-overdue changes to their conditions. This timeline charts the wins and losses of migrant agricultural workers in Ontario during seven months of COVID-19.
Pension funds control billions of dollars of workers’ money. But when pension funds are invested in real estate, are they really working for workers?