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#1 Posted : Monday, September 28, 2009 1:23:06 PM
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Tobacco Harvest near Tillsonburg ON Canada. This is on the Canadian side of Lake Erie.

The workers are brought in on permit annually from the Caribbean. The rubber muscle generation finds the work too physical. Unemployment in Canada is around 10%. Pay for agriculture workers is minimum wage, around $10.00 per hour.

Governments are discouraging tobacco use, and slowly forcing growers to eliminate the tobacco crops.

Marijuana growing in the corn fields is common. Search and destroy missions are undertaken by authorities to wipe this practice out, with various degrees of success. Private pilots and farmers don't report crops due to possible trouble from the illegal growers, and many people don't consider marijuana growing as an issue.

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