Foreign Workers Canada

Sex Abuse Case Highlights Foreign Workers' Plight

CBC | Posted 06.30.2015 | Canada Business

The experience of a Mexican woman, known as OPT, is a poster case for the terrible situation women face when confronted by abuse and the built-in...

Food Industry Wants Foreign Workers Who Can Become Citizens

CP | John Cotter, The Canadian Press | Posted 06.12.2015 | Canada Business

EDMONTON - Backlash against the temporary foreign worker program has made Ottawa leery of finding a new way for the food-processing sector to get the ...

Foreign Workers Forced Into Sex Under Threat Of Being Sent Home

CBC | Posted 05.28.2015 | Canada Business

An Ontario Human Rights Tribunal ruling has highlighted the vulnerability of temporary foreign workers in a case where two women worked in what the t...

Many Temporary Foreign Workers Must Start Leaving Canada Today

CP | Bill Graveland, The Canadian Press | Posted 05.31.2015 | Canada Business

April 1, 2015 is the deadline for those in low-skilled jobs to either become permanent residents or leave the country

Thousands Of Foreign Workers May Have To Leave Canada April 1

CBC | Posted 05.13.2015 | Canada Business

Stephan Belitsky is like thousands of temporary foreign workers in Alberta: his life is in limbo and all he can do is wait. His work permit will exp...

These Unexpected Places Are Seeing A Boom In Foreign Workers

The Huffington Post Canada | The Canadian Press | Posted 05.12.2015 | Canada Business

The regions that saw the largest growth in the number of temporary foreign workers between 2002 and 2012 might come as a surprise. Maritime provin...

Tories Quietly Insert Exemption Into Foreign Worker Crackdown

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 04.06.2015 | Canada Business

OTTAWA - Federal Employment Minister Jason Kenney says Ottawa is willing to extend to other provinces the measures it has given Alberta for some of it...

First Nations Mall In High Unemployment Area Hires Foreign Workers

The Globe and Mail | Posted 10.14.2014 | Canada Business

At the centre of an Alberta mall catering to four First Nations grappling with massive unemployment is a cafeteria that dishes out burgers, fries and ...

Foreign Worker Pays $25K For Non-Existent Job

CBC | Posted 11.28.2014 | Canada Business

An Ontario immigration consultant is under investigation for charging foreign clients up to $25,000 to help them enter Canada to work at low-skill ...

Jason Kenney Pretty Much Admits TFW Program Is Exploitation

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 09.20.2014 | Canada Business

The Harper government has always had an ambivalent relationship with the Temporary Foreign Worker program, on one hand defending the businesses that s...

Foriegn Worker Applications Plummet

CP | Lee-Anne Goodman, The Canadian Press | Posted 11.16.2014 | Canada Business

OTTAWA - Employment Minister Jason Kenney says there's been a significant decrease in applications for temporary foreign workers since the government ...

Foreign Worker 'Mess' In Oilsands: Canadian Tradesmen

CBC | Posted 11.01.2014 | Canada Business

Canadian tradesmen from a huge oilsands construction project are waving a red flag about safety hazards and near misses, which they blame on the use o...

Foreign Worker Changes Keeping Supermodels Out Of Canada

CBC | Posted 10.12.2014 | Canada Business

Canada's fashion industry appears to be the latest sector of the economy side-swiped by changes announced earlier this summer to the Temporary Fo...

Canadian Migrant Worker Program Rife With Sexism, Union Says

CP | Colin Perkel, The Canadian Press | Posted 10.01.2014 | Canada Business

TORONTO - Allowing Canadian farmers to choose whether they want men or women from Mexico to work for them as seasonal agricultural workers amounts to ...

Let Foreign Workers Stay: Poll

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 08.17.2014 | Canada Business

OTTAWA - A poll commissioned by the federal government suggests Canadians would support the controversial temporary foreign workers program if it didn...

Meat Industry: Give Us TFWs Or We're In Trouble

CP | John Cotter, The Canadian Press | Posted 08.11.2014 | Canada Business

EDMONTON - Canada's meat industry says controversy over the temporary foreign worker program has made it increasingly difficult for processing plants ...

The Insane Reason Restaurants Canada Says It Needs TFWs

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 05.29.2014 | Canada Business

Would you sling double-doubles at Tim Hortons for $195,000 a year? According to the head of Canada’s predominant restaurant lobby group, no you w...

Everybody To Corporate Canada: Stop Being So Damn Cheap

CP | Lee-Anne Goodman, The Canadian Press | Posted 07.24.2014 | Canada Business

OTTAWA - What's plaguing corporate Canada?In recent weeks, Canadian businesses — sitting on historically massive cash reserves — have been under f...

Number Of Foreign Workers Triples In .. Atlantic Canada?

CP | Alison Auld, The Canadian Press | Posted 07.21.2014 | Canada Business

HALIFAX - The use of temporary foreign workers tripled in Atlantic Canada between 2005 and 2012, says a new report that warns changes to the controver...

LOOK: Map Plots Businesses Using TFWs

CP | Dene Moore, The Canadian Press | Posted 07.07.2014 | Canada Business

VANCOUVER - The vast majority of temporary foreign workers approved in the two westernmost provinces were located in the three major urban centres, ac...

Tories Were Warned Years Ago That TFWs Were Replacing Canadians

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 05.05.2014 | Canada Business

A cabinet minister in the Harper government was warned two years ago that jobs were going to temporary foreign workers even in areas where there were ...

'Basically, Human Trafficking'

CBC | Posted 07.04.2014 | Canada Business

A temporary foreign worker who sold massage devices and other products in mall kiosks has reported he and his colleagues worked hundreds of hours for...

Wait, What? Immigration Consultants Advertise Jobs For Foreign Workers

CP | Lee-Anne Goodman, The Canadian Press | Posted 07.02.2014 | Canada Business

OTTAWA - Immigration consultants, many of them in Western Canada, are apparently now specializing in pairing up employers and temporary foreign worker...

TFW Program 'Will Slowly Kill This Industry'

CP | Lee-Anne Goodman, The Canadian Press | Posted 07.01.2014 | Canada Business

OTTAWA - Canadian helicopter pilots say they're being denied jobs in favour of cheaper temporary foreign workers as alarm bells grow ever louder about...

Yet Another Program To Bring Foreign Workers To Canada

CP | Lee-Anne Goodman, The Canadian Press | Posted 06.30.2014 | Canada Business

OTTAWA - Are you an employer keen to hire help from abroad, but nervous about the controversy dogging Ottawa's temporary foreign worker program?The go...