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Canada’s Temporary Foreign Workers -TFWP- in Numbers

Ahead of a major parliamentary committee report on the Temporary Foreign Worker Program (TFWP) set for release this month, a new report by Conference Board of Canada’s National Immigration Centre provides a comprehensive overview of the state of Canada’s foreign … Continue reading

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Big changes to the Canadian Foreign Worker Program – In Detail

Improving Clarity, Transparency and Accountability of the Temporary Foreign Worker Program To offer greater clarity and transparency, the Temporary Foreign Worker Program (TFWP) is being re-organized into two distinct programs (TFWP and IMP). This will reduce confusion and better reflect … Continue reading

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The temporary foreign worker program and allegations of abuse

Immigration Canada is once again being accused of failing to protect Canadian workers by allowing big fast food chains, such as McDonalds Canada to hire¬†underpaid foreign workers in favour of Canadian workers. The new allegations also paint the grim reality … Continue reading

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Men Outnumber Women 2-1 Among Temporary Foreign Workers in Canada

The gender makeup of Canada’s foreign worker population is like that of foreign workers around the world, with men outnumbering women by a large margin. The data, collected by Citizenship and Immigration Canada (CIC), shows that over 143,000 men entered … Continue reading

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Canadian Unions Seeking Roll Back of Temporary Foreign Worker Program

Two trade unions have filed an application in federal court to force the federal government to reverse its decision to grant some 200 work permits to¬†temporary foreign workers from China that a Canadian company wants to hire to run a … Continue reading

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