With this issue the Prairie Messenger’s summer holiday break begins. The PM office will be closed until August 19. Our weekly publishing schedule will resume with the August 24, 2016, issue.
By 2030 a quarter of Canadians will be over the age of 65, writes Michael Swan, and an aging population requires care. “Caregiving — how we do it, how we support it, how we value and celebrate it — defines the kind of society Canada is and will be.”
Every year seasonal foreign workers from Mexico, Jamaica and other Caribbean nations apply for coveted temporary jobs on Canadian farms. Will Braun writes of the struggle these workers face.