Campaign updates

Updates on our international farm worker awareness campaign are provided below.

Labour Campaign Update: Hot times in Southern Ontario

September 12, 2018

The weather in Southern Ontario was at it’s hottest when our HyperActive film crew visited; but what they found was really cool. In Chatham, they spent some time Truly Green Farms with Hilco Tamminga, the Operations and General Manager, where they met some of the international foreign workers – the people that come every year to prune, clip and harvest…

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Labour Campaign Update – Shooting Commences In Quebec With A Trip To Quinn Farm

July 19, 2018

Recently, Hyperactive travelled to Quinn Farm in Notre-Dame-de-l’Île-Perrot, Quebec, to interview owners Phil and Stephanie Quinn, and a few of their international farm workers. These interviews were the first of our production to be conducted entirely in French. Quinn Farm is a small, second-generation operation that harvests many different crops, including strawberries, blueberries, apples, and…

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Labour Campaign Update – Hyperactive shoots 3 farms in Southern Ontario

June 11, 2018

Last week, Hyperactive interviewed workers and farmers at three farms in Southern Ontario: at Wilmot Orchards, at Lingwood Farms, and at Schuyler Farms. They were able to see a variety of farming types and crops ranging from blueberries to asparagus, from apples and cherries to corn and soy. they also met workers from a number of…

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Labour Campaign Update – Video Shoot At SunTech Greenhouses

May 28, 2018

On Wednesday, May 9, CHC and Hyperactive initiated production on the international farm worker awareness campaign by filming at SunTech Greenhouses, near Ottawa. Owners Bob Mitchell, and his wife, Carmen, were very accommodating and generous with their time. They introduced us to their international farm workers and explained how important they are to the year-round…

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