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Canada’s Temporary Foreign Worker Program – Kenney banning restaurants

Amid a roar of criticism, Employment Minister Jason Kenney took action Thursday against the government’s scandal-ridden temporary foreign worker program by banning restaurants from accessing it. Capture d’écran 2014-04-25 à 10.13.18

Kenney issued the surprise moratorium hours after the C.D. Howe Institute released a scathing study into the program that concluded it had spurred joblessness in B.C. and Alberta, two treasured Tory strongholds.

The smackdown to Canadian restaurants came despite Kenney’s insistence in recent weeks that only a small number of companies were abusing the program and his repeated vows to deal with those bad actors harshly, including with fraud charges if necessary.

“I am announcing an immediate moratorium on the food services sector’s access to the temporary foreign worker program,” Kenney said in a statement.

Chosen excerpts by Job Market Monitor. Read the whole story at Jason Kenney suspends restaurants from scandal-plagued temporary foreign worker program | National Post.

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