The Migrant Workers Alliance for Change (MWAC) is Canada’s largest coalition of self-organized groups of migrant workers, with the support of grassroots organizations, unions, faith groups, activists and researchers that have come together to fight for justice and dignity for migrant workers.

MWAC supports migrant workers and migrant worker led organizations; developing innovative policy solutions; training service providers and coordinating federal and provincial campaigns.

If you are a migrant worker, or support migrant workers, get in touch with us! 


  • JOIN US: Migrant Students United! - We are organizing for decent jobs, open work permits, full access to social services, and permanent status upon arrival for migrant students. 
  • Migrant Worker Policy Priorities – May 2019 - DOWNLOAD OUR POLICY POSITION HERE. There are a number of issues of key concern to migrant workers and their support organizations across Canada at this moment. These include: Employment and Social Development Canada proposals for an occupation specific work permit; Interim Pathway for Caregivers, set to expire on June 4th, 2019; Proposal for the creation more
  • Job Posting: Migrant Student-Worker Organizer - CONTRACT POSITION POSTING1 year contract, flexible part-time (approximately 2 days/week)Starting Monthly stipend: $1,200-$1,300 (commensurate with experience)With a possibility of renewal and increase in time / stipend. The Migrant Workers Alliance for Change (MWAC)  is excited to bring to our team an organizer to build power with low-waged and racialized migrant International Students in low-waged work more