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Field Trip Pt. 1: Immigrant workers essential for Okanagan

The fruit plant and canteen set up for migrant workers at the Jealous Fruits operation in Oliver, B.C. (Christina Low/CBC)

About 30,000 migrant workers enter Canada each year and head to the fields. In the Okanagan Valley, there's been a steady increase in the number of seasonal workers.

The majority are from Mexico, but over the past few years, growers are also bringing
in workers from Peru, Chile and Guatamala.

In the first installment of our series Field Trip, Daybreak's Christina Low takes us to a cherry orchard during harvest time, earlier this summer.
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