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Katherine Davidson

  • Leamington, Ontario: Bloom or Bust

    The mark of the 4000 Mexican farm labourers that come to Leamington, Canada’s “Tomato Capital”, each year to harvest up to half a billion tomatoes a year is necessarily transient. Despite working and living in Leamington up to eight months of the year, some workers returning ten seasons in a row, their presence is often treated with suspicion. They are wanted as labourers only, not citizens.

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