B.C. has seen a spike in Mexican workers since 2007
Some farmers in B.C. have been warned by Mexican officials that they could lose the right to hire seasonal workers if concerns about housing are not satisfied. An increasing number of Mexican workers are coming to Canada on a temporary basis, joining seasonal employees from other countries. Roll over the chart to see exact figures.
Temporary foreign workers entering B.C., 2006-2011
SOURCE: Citizenship and Immigration Canada