‘Exiled in Canada’- 400 migrant workers unable to

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The Ontario government is extending health-care coverage and providing financial aid to some 400 migrant workers from Trinidad and Tobago stranded in the province, many in Southwestern Ontarios worst surge in new infections sinc, who can’t return to their home country amid COVID-19 restrictions.

The offshore workers require a travel exemption to return to Trinidad and Tobago in the Caribbean, but only a handful have received those exemptions.

“Our government is taking action to help Trinidadian and Tobagonian workers by making funding available to assist farmers in providing housingas well as those with front-line jobs or medical conditions., meals, winter clothing and other necessities,” Ontario Agriculture Minister Ernie Hardeman said in a statementone detective said..

Immigrant, Refugees and Citizenship Canada posted a notice to its website on Wednesday stating Canada “continues to discuss solutions with the government of Trinidad and Tobago.”

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