Billionaire Aquilini family shortchanged migrant workers, B.C. government rules

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A farm worker in the fields at the Aquilini family’s Golden Eagle Farm – Photo: Martn Diotte/CBC

A branch of the B.C. government has found the billionaire Aquilini family — which own the NHL’s Vancouver Canucks — underpaid 174 migrant workers at their berry farm in Pitt Meadows last summer.

The office of the Director of Employment Standards ordered the Aquilinis — reported to be in the top 30 of richest Canadian families — to repay $133,632.56 in back wages, vacation pay and interest to temporary foreign workers brought in from Guatemala to work at its Golden Eagle Blueberry Farm last summer. […]

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