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Migrant workers backbone of B.C.'s fruit industry

This week Daybreak is taking an in-depth look at the fruit industry with a series called "Promise of Prosperity.

The industry certainly wouldn't be where it is today with the work of migrants. So for our first segment, host Chris Walker speaks with Mario Lanthier.

Mario has lived in the valley for more than 30 years and runs Crophealth advising and research. He has written about the different waves of migrant labour in the fruit industry.

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