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Friday, April 15, 2011

Town offers financial support to offshore farm workers’ welcome

Disconnect between offshore farm workers and community largely due to lack of opportunity to interact

By Sarah Ferguson

An evening of fun, music and cultural awareness will celebrate the arrival of migrant workers from Jamaica, and the town has agreed to help pay for it.
Jane Andres, one of the organizers of the event, came to council in March asking for some help with funding the event that is held to welcome back the offshore workers who come to Niagara-on-the-Lake to work on local farms.

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