Advocacy Groups & National Consulates

ADVOCACY GROUPS, AGENCIES & NATIONAL CONSULATES

We are stronger together. Connect with local, provincial and national organizations that have your best interest at heart and find the support you need.

You will also find a directory of Consulate Liaison Officers listed by country or region.

LOCAL

Centre for Migrant Worker Solidarity

Centro Para Trabajadores Migrantes Solidaridad

37 Kent St. S. Simcoe, ON N3Y 2X7

Phone: 519 426 9595 Mobile: 1 226 931 9745

Email: fany.cmws.@gmail.com

 

OHCOW

OHCOW is a group of clinics funded by the province of Ontario to provide occupational health support to workers and employers across the province. Since 2006 the OHCOW Migrant Farm Worker Project has been organizing free occupational health clinics and occupational health workshops aimed at migrant farm workers.

848 Main Street East Hamilton, Ontario L8M 1L9

905.549.2552 (ext 2221) Fax: 905.549.7993

Email: mfw@ohcow.on.ca

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Agricultural Workers Alliance (AWA) – Simcoe Centre

The Agricultural Workers Alliance (AWA), funded by the United Food and Commercial Workers Union (UFCW), has four migrant worker support centres throughout rural Ontario. They offer services such as translation (English/French/Spanish), support with WSIB claims and other benefit programs, transportation to medical appointments, as well as political and legal advocacy for migrant farm workers.
P.O. Box 1586 Townsend, Ontario N0A 1S0
Tel: 519 426 4056
Fax: 519 426 7273
Email: Simcoe@awa-ata.ca

 

Norfolk County Health Care Accessibility Community Committee
This is a group of people involved in health care, immigration and the broader community interested in increasing health care accessibility for migrant workers, immigrants and non-English speaking people in Norfolk County.

Ines Sousa-Batista, Project Manager, Grand Erie Immigration Partnership

Tel:519 756 1116 Ext. 222            Email: ines@workforceplanningboard.org

  • Mark Jefferson, RN, BScN, CIC
    Infection Control Practitioner (Director) 
    Norfolk General Hospital
    365 West St. Simcoe, ON N3Y 1T7
    Tel: 519 426 0750 Ext. 3454

 

PROVINCIAL

Justicia for Migrant Workers (J4MW)

J4MW is a volunteer run political non-profit collective comprised of labour activists, educators, researchers, students and youth of colour based in Toronto, Ontario, and in Vancouver, British Columbia. J4MW provides political and legal advocacy and support for migrant farm workers.

JUSTICIA FOR MIGRANT WORKERS

c/o Workers Action Centre
720 Spadina Avenue,Suite 223 Toronto, ON M5S 2T9

Email: j4mw.on@gmail.com

 

Migrantworkerhealth.ca

 

Enlace Community Link

Enlace is a Toronto based group, principally comprised of Mexican-Canadians, which organizes events and supports migrant workers in various communities.

Emergency telephone number for migrant workers:

1- 866- 4ENLACE                 1- 866 -436- 5223

 

 

CONSULATE DIRECTORY

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Mexico
Commerce Court West,
199 Bay St., Suite 4440
P.O. Box #266, Commerce Court Postal Station, Toronto, ON M5L 1E9
Tel: 416 368 2875; Fax: 416 368 8342
Toll Free: 1 888 351 2690 (For exclusive use only by Mexican workers)

LIAISON OFFICERS:
Ext 232 Roberto Munoz, Liaison Officer; e-mail: r.munoz@consulmex.com
Ext 233 Ramiro Navarro, Liaison Officer; e-mail: r.navarro@consulmex.com
Ext 230 Claudia Suarez, Liaison Officer; e-mail: csuarez@consulmex.com
Ext 271 Tania Aguilar, Liaison Officer; e-mail: taguilar@consulmex.com

OTTAWA – NATIONAL OFFICE:
Representative of the Mexican Ministry of Labour in Ottawa:
Gabriel Jimenez at 613 233 8988 Ext.225; Gabriel.jimenez@stts.gob.mx

 

 

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Jamaica
230 Sheppard Avenue West, Suite 200, North York ON M2N 1N1
Tel: 416 733 4358; Fax: 416 733 4260
Toll Free: 1 888 898 3591 (provided for the exclusive use of Jamaica workers)

LIAISON OFFICERS:
Larkland W. Stone, Chief Liaison Officer
Bus: 416 733 4359; Fax: 416 733 0023; Home: 905 457 0299

Kenneth G. Phillips, Deputy Chief Liaison Officer:
Bus: 416 733 9546; Fax: 416 733 4260; Home: 905 303 4965

 

 

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Trinidad & Tobago

Anthony Sanchez, Consul (Labour)
Bus: 905 897 3001 Ext. 223; Fax: 905 897 3063
Email: asanchez@ttconsulatellb.com

Joan Mohammed, Vice Consul (Labour)
Bus: 905 897 3001 Ext. 224; Fax: 905 897 3063
Email: jmohammed@ttconsulatellb.com
Address:160 Traders Blvd. E. Suite 211 Mississauga, ON L4Z 3K7

 

 

barbados

Barbados

Suite 1010, 105 Adelaide Street West, Toronto, Ontario M5H 1P9
Tel: 416 214 9825; Fax: 416 214 9826

James Inniss, Consul/Liaison Officer Ext. 5409

Shirley Wall-Mayers, Assistant Liaison Officer Ext. 5409

 

Eastern Caribbean

  • Anguilla 
  • Antigua and Barbuda 
  • Barbados 
  • Dominica 
  • Grenada 
  • Montserrat 
  • St. Kitts-Nevis 
  • St. Lucia 
  • St. Vincent and the Grenadines 

Address: 200 Consumers Road, Ste. 409, Toronto, ON M2J 4R4
Bus: 416 222 1988, Ext. 2210 Fax: 416 222 3830
E-mail: ecls@rogers.com
Toll Free: 1 888 518 3257
(provided for the exclusive use of the Eastern Caribbean workers)

Bernard E. John, Consul/Liaison Officer
Charmaine Williams, Liaison Officer

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