Farmers, food processors to get fed funds to help foreign workers isolate
Essential to the food supply, must quarantine for 14 days when they arrive in Canada.
Alberta government looking to speed up job accreditation for foreign workers
Manitoba, Ontario and Nova Scotia already have similar laws.
Long delays for temporary foreign workers as demand spikes
Low skill stream waiting more than 100 days, high-wage stream 85 days.
Feds stepping up scrutiny of foreign worker job sites following audit
About 1,600 employers have been flagged as “high-risk” and selected for inspections.
Number of foreign workers tripled between 2002 and 2012
More foreign workers are filling skilled positions as the percentage of low-skilled jobs has declined.
Temporary foreign workers applications plummet
Since reforms there has been a 75% reduction: Kenny.
Tories introduce latest budget bill, changes to foreign worker program
Changes are expected to include rules to ensure employers willfully seek Canadians for jobs before bringing in outside labour.
Is there a labour shortage in Canada?
Reports suggest evidence is skimpy and selective.
AFL says foreign worker program wrongly used to fill low skill jobs
Steelworkers union calls for minister of human resources and skills development to resign over job outsourcing scandal.