Bc Miners

Temporary Workers Sent Back To China

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 03.30.2013 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - Sixteen temporary employees at a controversial coal mine in northern B.C. are returning to China because of the company's concerns about 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...

Controversial B.C. Mining Company Invests In Provincial Housing

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 01.25.2013 | Canada British Columbia

TUMBLER RIDGE, B.C. - The mining company at the centre of concerns over the use of temporary foreign workers in British Columbia says it is doing more...

Debate Or Hate In Foreign Worker Discussion?

CP | Dene Moore, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.24.2013 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - Debate? Or hate?The use of temporary workers from China at a northern B.C. coal mine has sparked a court fight, duelling versions of event...