Temporary Foreign Workers Canada

Foreign Workers Taking Jobs Canadians Could Fill: Auditor-General

CP | Jordan Press, The Canadian Press | Posted 05.16.2017 | Canada Business

Employers are hiring low-paid foreign workers without proving no Canadians were available to do the job.

Express Entry Rules Have Changed For Foreign Workers In Canada

Joshua Slayen | Posted 12.07.2016 | Canada Living
Joshua Slayen

In November, 2016 the Government of Canada released changes to the Express Entry ranking system. The changes do not benefit applicants with full-time, permanent and "eligible" job offers, but do benefit applicants that have completed post-secondary education in Canada.

Temporary Foreign Workers Need A Faster Track To Citizenship: Report

CP | Posted 09.21.2016 | Canada Business

They've integrated, so they should stay, the report said.

Liberals Mull Allowing Temporary Foreign Workers For LNG Projects

CP | Jordan Press, The Canadian Press | Posted 08.29.2016 | Canada Business

MaryAnn Mihychuk's officials told her it was inevitable that companies would need temporary foreign workers to proceed with energy projects in Western Canada.

Job Numbers Fly In Face Of Liberals' Foreign-Worker Expansion

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 08.11.2016 | Canada Business

Canada's labour shortages are evaporating.

Labour Minister To Toast End Of Temporary Foreign Workers Program

CP | Joanna Smith, The Canadian Press | Posted 06.16.2016 | Canada Politics

She hopes the program won't be necessary one day.

Playing For The Future: How Video Games Are Leading Innovation

Jayson Hilchie | Posted 05.20.2017 | Canada Business
Jayson Hilchie

If Canada is to remain a leader in innovation, more must be done to focus our efforts on building up the resource that is responsible for innovation -- talent. There already exists a global race to acquire the best and brightest talent to drive innovation and create the products and services that change the way we live, work and play.

Farmers Want Feds To Let Them Hire More Temporary Foreign Workers

CP | John Cotter, The Canadian Press | Posted 02.24.2017 | Canada Business

"There are just not enough farm boys left."

Poilievre Denies Plan To Modify Temporary Foreign Worker Program

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 07.06.2016 | Canada Politics

The federal government quickly closed the door on Monday to claims from Quebec it was open to modifying the Temporary Foreign Worker Program to address the province's concerns.

Food Industry Wants Foreign Workers Who Can Become Citizens

CP | John Cotter, The Canadian Press | Posted 06.12.2016 | 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 05.28.2016 | 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...

Harper Says No To 'Permanent Underclass' Of TFWs

CP | Mike Blanchfield, The Canadian Press | Posted 05.08.2016 | Canada Business

Harper says the government wants to ensure that when people come to Canada they have a pathway towards becoming citizens.

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...

Tim Hortons Whistleblowers Fear Possible Deportation

CBC | Posted 02.08.2015 | Canada Business

Two whistle-blowers who exposed problems with Canada's Temporary Foreign Worker program are nervously awaiting a government decision on their fate. ...

Why Is Stephen Harper Sending Us Back to 1973?

Syed Hussan | Posted 01.31.2015 | Canada Politics
Syed Hussan

The creation of the "temporary" migrant worker programs were at their very core a policy rooted in racist exclusion. And that's exactly where the clock is being turned to today. The shutting out of thousands of racialized women from permanent immigration status is being strangely spun as a step forward. Immigration Minister Chris Alexander insisted, "We are saying to the whole Canadian population, to caregivers above all, the time of abuse and vulnerability is over".

CFIB Wants Special Visa To Replace TFW Program

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 01.31.2015 | Canada Business

OTTAWA - The Canadian Federation of Independent Business is calling on Ottawa to replace its controversial temporary foreign worker program with a vis...

Quebec Farmers Sound Off On TFW Program

CBC | Posted 01.05.2015 | Canada Business

A group representing Quebec agriculture workers says some farms risk shutting down because of the bureaucracy surrounding the temporary foreign worker...

Feds Mull Tougher Penalties For Violations Of TFW Regulations

CP | Lee-Anne Goodman, The Canadian Press | Posted 11.25.2014 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - The federal government is considering lifetime bans and heftier fines on employers found to have violated its new regulations on temporary fo...

Foreign Worker Who Died In Freak Accident Left Chilling Video

CBC | Posted 11.09.2014 | Canada Business

A video uncovered by Radio-Canada paints a grim picture of the working conditions one temporary foreign worker allegedly experienced on an Ormstown fa...

Company Lays Off Canadians, Keeps Temporary Foreign Workers

CBC | Posted 09.02.2014 | Canada Business

A large electrical contractor in Saskatchewan is being investigated by the federal government over allegations it laid off dozens of Canadian electric...

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...

Think Long Term on the Temporary Foreign Worker Program

Matt Grant | Posted 09.30.2014 | Canada Alberta
Matt Grant

The government created major problems for the Temporary Foreign Worker Program when it began to loosen the rules in 2006; it created an approval process with little oversight that largely amounted to rubber stamping applications, which has directly led to Canadians losing their jobs to temporary foreign workers.

TFW Program Changes Not Calming B.C. Debate

CP | James Keller, The Canadian Press | Posted 08.22.2014 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - The federal government's planned overhaul of the temporary foreign worker program has done little to calm debate in British Columbia, wher...

Kenney Effectively 'Phasing Out' Foreign Worker Program

CBC | Posted 08.21.2014 | Canada Business

Employment Minister Jason Kenney says he considered shutting down the Temporary Foreign Worker Program altogether but has decided to phase it out ins...

Alberta Doesn't Like Foreign Workers Cap

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 08.20.2014 | Canada Alberta

EDMONTON - Alberta Jobs Minister Kyle Fawcett says Ottawa's plan to reduce and cap the number of temporary foreign workers will harm Alberta — and b...