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5 McGill J.L. & Health 203 (2011)
Access to Health Care and Workers' Compensation for Precarious Migrants in Quebec, Ontario and New Brunswick

handle is hein.journals/mcghealp5 and id is 209 raw text is: McGill Journal of Law and Health ~ Revue de droit et Sant6 de McGill
Anette Sikka, Katherine Lippel & Jill Hanley *
Immigration status is a key criterion on the basis  Le statut d'immigration est un 6l6ment cl6 pour
of which an individual will be deemed eligible  daterminer si un individu est admissible aux
for receipt of insured public health services. Im-  services de santd couverts par lassurance
migration statuses assigned to individuals who  publique. Les statuts d'immigration assignds aux
are not citizens or permanent residents may be  personnes qui ne sont m immigrants regus i
considered particularly precarious in that these  citoyens  peuvent 8tre  consid6rs  comme
individuals enjoy less certainty about their ability  particulirement  <prcafres  puisque  ces
to remain in Canada and partake in the benefits  individus bdnficient de moms de certitude quant
of Canadian society. In this paper we investigate  A leur possibilit6 de rester au Canada et de
the relationship between being an individual with  participer aux  ndvfices de la soci ss canadienne.
*Anette Sikka is a doctoral candidate at the Faculty of Law, University of Ottawa.
Her doctoral research focuses on migrant labour and trafficking in persons and she
is also involved in studies concerning gender and labour, occupational health and
safety, and gender and security sector reform. She currently consults on security
sector issues in Iraq and fornerly in Kosovo with the United Nations.
Katherine Lippel is a full professor of law at the Faculty of Law (Civil Law Section)
at the University of Ottawa and holds the Canada Research Chair in Occupational
Health and Safety Law <www.droitcivil.uottawa.cachairohslaw>. She is also ad-
junct professor at Carleton University's School of Social Work and at the Univer-
sit6 du Qudhec i Montr6al (Ddpartemnent des sciences juridiques).
Jill Hanley is an Assistant Professor at the McGill School of Social Work. Her re-
search focuses on access to social rights, especially health and labour rights, for
migrants with precarious immigration status. She is also co-founder and an active
board member of Montreal's lImmigrant Workers' Centre.
The authors wish to thank Marie-Andrde Boutin-Clermont for research assistance in
the preparation of this article.
0 Anette Sikka, Katherine Lippel & Jill Hanley 2011
Citation: Anette Sikka, Katherine Lippel & Jill Hanley, Access to Health Care and
Workers' Compensation for Precarious Migrants in QuSbec, Ontario and New Brnis-
wick (2011) 5:2 MJLH 203.
R6   rence : Anette Sikka, Katherine Lippel & Jill Hanley, Access to Health Care and
Workers' Compensation for Precarious Migrants in Qubec, Ontario and New Bruns-
wick)> (2011)5: :2 RDSM 203.

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