Temporary Foreign Workers Canada

Scathing Report On Temporary Foreign Workers

CP | Lee-Anne Goodman, The Canadian Press | Posted 04.24.2014 | Canada Business

OTTAWA - A new report by the C.D. Howe Institute is harshly critical of the federal government's controversial temporary foreign workers program, sayi...

Restaurant Under Investigation After Servers Lose Jobs To Foreign Workers

CP | Terry Pedwell, The Canadian Press | Posted 04.21.2014 | Canada Business

OTTAWA - The federal government said Monday it is investigating a Saskatchewan restaurant where two long-serving waitresses say they and two others re...

One-Quarter Of New Jobs May Be Going To Temp Foreign Workers: PBO

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 04.17.2014 | Canada Business

The number of job opportunities in Canada is shrinking, and the temporary foreign worker (TFW) program may be to blame, according to an overlooked com...

Foreign Worker Permits Handed Out Like Candy

CBC | Posted 04.16.2014 | Canada Business

The government must tighten up requirements that allow Canadian employers to hire low skilled temporary foreign workers and do a better job enforcing...

McDonald's Boycott?

CBC | Posted 04.18.2014 | Canada Business

B.C. Federation of Labour president Jim Sinclair says his organization may call for a Canadian boycott of McDonald's if it doesn't immediately commit ...

Companies Hiring Foreign Workers Aren't Going To Be Happy About This

CP | Julian Beltrame, The Canadian Press | Posted 03.28.2014 | Canada Business

OTTAWA - The federal government says it will bring in legislation to allow it to impose heavy penalties on firms that abuse the temporary foreign work...

Tories To Loosen Foreign Worker Rules After Business Outcry

CP | Lee-Anne Goodman, The Canadian Press | Posted 04.15.2014 | Canada Business

OTTAWA - The next spate of changes to Canada's controversial temporary foreign workers program will likely include a limited fast track for workers in...

Jobs Leaving Canada Because Of Foreign Worker Crackdown?

CP | Lee-Anne Goodman, The Canadian Press | Posted 04.02.2014 | Canada Business

OTTAWA - Some businesses have been forced to move projects out of Canada because of the federal government's ongoing crackdown on temporary foreign wo...

Stephen Harper's Surprising Admission On Foreign Workers

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 01.25.2014 | Canada Business

Canada has “overextended” its controversial temporary foreign worker (TFW) program, while some businesses have abused it, Prime Minister Stephen H...

Crackdown Ripped As Harper's 'Worst Decision For Business'

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 03.02.2014 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA _ Tough new regulations aimed at quelling fears that foreigners are snatching jobs from Canadians kicked in on Tuesday, empowering government o...

Temporary Workers Accuse Tim Hortons Boss Of Cheating Them

CBC | Posted 02.04.2014 | Canada Business

Two former employees of a Tim Hortons in small-town British Columbia say their employer took advantage of their status as temporary foreign worker...

These Provinces Want More Foreign Workers

CP | Lee-Anne Goodman, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada Alberta

OTTAWA - The temporary foreign workers controversy could be on the agenda Friday as provincial and territorial leaders gather in Toronto, months after...

Canada Boosts Foreign Worker Admissions

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 10.29.2013 | Canada Business

The federal government has boosted the number of temporary foreign workers (TFWs) allowed into Canada, even as the governing Tories promised a crackdo...

Time To Limit Foreign Workers?

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 10.21.2013 | Canada Business

Canada should place a limit on the number of temporary foreign workers it allows into the country, before the program grows too large and threatens Ca...

Foreign Workers Shutting Canadians Out Of Oilsands: AFL

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada Alberta

EDMONTON - The Alberta Federation of Labour says it is worried that Canadians at one oilsands project are being replaced by temporary foreign workers....

Some Parents Won't Like This

CBC | Posted 10.15.2013 | Canada Politics

Canadian families looking to hire nannies and caregivers from abroad will be financially stung by recent changes made to temporary foreign worker prog...

Warrantless Inspections Are Long Overdue

Senator Mobina Jaffer | Posted 10.13.2013 | Canada Politics
Senator Mobina Jaffer

The federal government announced recently that they would be conducting more stringent and warrantless inspections of workplaces in order to crack down on human rights abuses and illegal practices. This news comes after years of scathing criticism of the human rights abuses within the Temporary Foreign Worker program.

On Immigration, Provinces Should Follow Alberta

Senator Mobina Jaffer | Posted 10.09.2013 | Canada Alberta
Senator Mobina Jaffer

Alberta recently announced on June 20, 2013, that temporary foreign workers who have been employed within Canada for a minimum of two years are eligible to self-nominate themselves for the Alberta Immigrant Nominee Program.

Feds Slap Fee On Temporary Foreign Workers

CP | Julian Beltrame, The Canadian Press | Posted 10.07.2013 | Canada Business

OTTAWA - The Harper government says it has further tightened the rules governing its controversial temporary foreign worker program, confirming it wil...

Canada Becoming Dependent On Foreign Workers, Experts Fear

CP | Vivian Luk, The Canadian Press | Posted 08.26.2013 | Canada Business

VANCOUVER - Dave Kaiser owns and operates McDonald's restaurants in Cranbrook, B.C., and Fernie, near the Alberta border — two towns less than an ho...

The Kids Are Not Alright

Charlene Sayo | Posted 07.13.2013 | Canada British Columbia
Charlene Sayo

Proclamations and election mania aside, families may have to hold their breath long after the party hats are put away, the platforms are dusted off, and campaign offensives are silenced into temporary stalemate before any genuine childcare programs are implemented.

Foreign Workers Used In High-Unemployment Areas: Study

CP | Diana Mehta, The Canadian Press | Posted 07.07.2013 | Canada Business

TORONTO - Canada's temporary foreign worker program was under renewed scrutiny Tuesday as a new report suggested the increasingly controversial system...

Althia Raj

How The Foreign Workers Crisis Could Be Easily Solved

HuffingtonPost.com | Althia Raj | Posted 05.04.2013 | Canada Business

OTTAWA — The problems caused by the federal Temporary Foreign Worker (TFW) Program could be fixed easily if low-skilled workers were given easier ac...

Corporate Canada's Getting Sneakier After the RBC Layoffs

Paul Brent | Posted 06.30.2013 | Canada Business
Paul Brent

The recent RBC outsourcing fiasco was so unusual, revealing and, for many Canadians, infuriating. Corporate Canada was watching as RBC flailed around amidst the firestorm of its own creation. You have to know everyone was taking notes. Publicly traded companies will be far more careful on farming out jobs.

Scratch That: Tories Reverse Changes To Foreign Worker Program

CP | Stephanie Levitz | Posted 06.29.2013 | Canada Business

OTTAWA - After weeks of public outcry over the scarcity of Canadian jobs, the Conservative government delivered a pink slip Monday to a series of cont...