Sudden Passing Of Grenadian Involved In Canadian Seasonal Agricultural Workers Programme. 

 

PR – The Ministry of Labour has confirmed the passing of  Dunbar Horsford of Dudmar St. David, a worker in the Canada/Caribbean Seasonal  Agricultural Farm Workers Programme for the last eight years. 

Horsford, who left the island in June this year to take up duties at a farm in Canada,  reportedly suffered a medical discomfort on his way back to his bunker on Monday, after  the completion of his daily tasks. 

He was taken to a nearby hospital where he died. The cause of death has been identified  as cardiac arrest. 

The Ministry of Labour received the sad news on Tuesday Morning from the OECS  Eastern Caribbean Liaison Service in Canada that administers the programme in Canada  on behalf of the OECS. 

Minister for Labour , Hon. Peter David expressed sadness on the passing of Mr.  Horsford, and extended condolences to his family and his colleagues on the farm in  Canada. 

Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Labour, Lima Frederick and Labour  Commissioner, Mr. Cyrus Griffith will visit the family of the deceased today to offer support  and express their condolences.