Guide for Seasonal Agricultural Workers: Living and Working in Prince Edward Island

Is this guide for you?

This guide is for people in the Seasonal Agricultural Worker Program (SAWP) stream of the Temporary Foreign Worker Program (TFWP) in Prince Edward Island (PEI).

It explains the laws, but it is not legal advice. We recommend that you seek further information and support for your unique situation by contacting the organizations listed in the resource section of the document.

This guide is available in English and Spanish.



Cooper Institute thanks the individuals and groups that provided information for this document. This Guide was made possible through the generous support of the Law Foundation of Prince Edward Island, the Government of Canada's Emergency Support Fund, Atlantic Region Association of Immigrant Serving Agencies (ARAISA), Employment and Social Development Canada, and Community Foundations of Canada.

Special credit is due to the Ontario Council of Agencies Serving Immigrants (OCASI) whose comprehensive migrant worker guides have served as inspiration for this one.

This guide covers most of the key issues that affect migrant workers employed through the SAWP as of August 2020.