Posts by Donald Cole

About Donald Cole

Donald Cole is a physician and Professor Emeritus, Dalla Lana School of Public Health, University of Toronto. He is also a farmer in Grey County, Ontario.

Protecting the health and rights of migrant agricultural workers during the COVID-19 outbreak should be a priority

Apr 1, 2020
Manually skilled migrant workers contribute vitally to the Canadian food chain, including to agricultural and seafood industries. But food security cannot be achieved on the backs of workers who are denied equal access to social protections and benefits, and made uniquely vulnerable to coronavirus transmission. With news about this week’s community outbreak among migrant agricultural workers… View Article