The Story

To provide a rarely-seen perspective on Canada’s migrant worker program, told from the vantage point of spouses and children left behind in Mexico. It will ask whether a program that supposedly empowers families is in fact sometimes destroying them.

The Journalists

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Sara Mojtehedzadeh is a labour reporter for the Toronto Star, and Melissa Renwick is an independent documentary photographer.

The Reporting

In Progress

Reporter’s Notebook

To be filed after the series is published