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Migrant worker advocate calls for compassionate response as COVID-19 outbreak worsens on Norfolk farm


June 3, 2020
By The Hamilton Spectator

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An advocate for migrant workers in Norfolk County is asking residents not to stigmatize offshore workers in light of a COVID-19 outbreak on a local farm.

Eustace Orleans-Lindsay, a Simcoe pharmacist and chair of the Norfolk Seasonal Agricultural Worker Community Committee, is worried that the outbreak will deepen feelings of prejudice in the community against seasonal workers who spend up to half the year in Norfolk. | READ MORE

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