He had four children and they lived in sheer poverty. The film shows the poor father and his countrymen migrating to Southern Ontario on annual basis for the purpose of picking tomatoes and earning their bread and butter. Leamington, Ontario, has been well known regarding the cultivation of Heinz tomatoes and the possession of great green houses for this purpose. Every year for eight months, nearly 4000 migrants entered Southern Ontario to pick tomatoes. All of these migrants had to be married citizens of Mexico so that it is ensured that all of them leave Canada after the expiration of the contract. The wages they would get were extremely less so much so that such a less wage was unacceptable by a local worker belonging to Southern Ontario. These migrants worked under the Program designed by the Canadian and the Mexican governments. This Program had been in action since 1974. However, the Mexican government was not ready to increase the wages or grant any allowances to the migrant workers. They also could not fight for their right because there was always a long queue behind them waiting to fill in the vacancies in case the working laborers left their places out of objection regarding wages. However, the film shows the workers raising their voices finally and telling the audience about the misfortunes they experienced while their stay in Canada.
The film portrayed that the migrant workers who migrated to Leamington were a great asset for the country and its economic infrastructure. This is evident because local merchants proved it themselves that their businesses were at their peak in the month when the migrants came to pick Tomatoes. The migrant laborers were also considered precious because they added to the country’s finances by paying off taxes, buying food, paying their medical bills, living in rented residence, and giving off money in insurances and pension programs. Nothing went in their benefit while all they received for