Temporary Foreign Worker Program

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Canada – 21% of recent temporary foreign workers gained permanent residence within five years

The number of temporary foreign workers in Canada increased considerably from the early 1990s. Temporary foreign workers over this period also became an increasingly important source of permanent residents admitted to Canada. Using the Temporary Residents file and the Immigrant Landing File, this article documents the changes in the levels and types of new temporary … Continue reading

Canada – Punitive penalties for the Temporary Foreign Worker Program (TFWP) offenders

Employers who break the rules of the Temporary Foreign Worker Program (TFWP) and the International Mobility Program will pay the piper as stiff penalties for offenders were announced last week. On July 6, Pierre Poilievre, minister of Employment and Social Development, said new consequences for businesses found non-compliant with the rules would come into effect … Continue reading

Canada – Replace temporary foreign workers program by special visa says Canadian Federation of Independent Business (CFIB)

The Canadian Federation of Independent Business is calling on Ottawa to replace its controversial temporary foreign worker program with a visa that would provide a path to permanent residence for entry-level employees from abroad. The organization says in a report released today it’s proposing the Introduction to Canada Visa that would address labour shortages for … Continue reading

Canada – A company success with the Temporary Foreign Workers

We are an East Indian sweets distribution company which started off as a local retail outlet in 2001 in Surrey, B.C. We began with only two employees, and it’s with the help of the foreign workers we hired within the first few years of operation that we excelled to be able to provide jobs to … Continue reading

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.  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 … Continue reading

Canada – Temporary Foreign Worker Program – Recruiters in China are charging $12,500

News that a company backed by Chinese state-owned steelmakers plans to bring more than 200 Chinese miners to work temporarily in its coal mines in northern B.C. has put a much-needed spotlight on Canada’s Temporary Foreign Worker Program, as has news that recruiters in China are charging $12,500 a head for access to these mining … Continue reading

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