Bc Foreign Workers

Stoking Fear Over Chinese Investment

CP | Dene Moore, The Canadian Press | Posted 10.21.2013 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - An internal federal review of a decision to grant permits to a Chinese company to bring temporary foreign workers from China for its Briti...

Foreign Worker Program Needs Fixing: Minister

CP | James Keller, The Canadian Press | Posted 04.09.2013 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - The company behind a plan to use Chinese miners at a proposed underground coal mine in northern British Columbia is pleading with a pair o...

Why B.C. Needs Skilled Foreign Workers

Keith Sashaw | Posted 02.13.2013 | Canada British Columbia
Keith Sashaw

There has been a lot of media attention lately surrounding the use of foreign trade workers in our province. What we need to keep in mind is that our province needs skilled foreign workers to mitigate a labour shortage that is putting our economic growth at risk, and we must not allow gut reactions to specific cases dictate public opinion or guide public policy decisions with far-reaching, future implications.

Chinese Miner Injunction Ruling

CP | Camille Bains, The Canadian Press | Posted 02.13.2013 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - An attempt by two unions to stop more temporary Chinese workers from coming to Canada has been tossed out by a Federal Court judge.Judge J...

Suspend Chinese Miners' Permits: B.C. Group

CBC | Posted 12.22.2012 | Canada

The B.C. Federation of Labour is calling for the suspension of temporary foreign worker program permits for a coal mine in northeastern B.C. ...

B.C. Foreign Workers Anger Union

CBC | Posted 12.10.2012 | Canada British Columbia

The United Steelworkers Union is angry over a plan to bring in temporary Chinese workers to several coal mines in northeastern BC. About 2...