It’s well known that employers have taken to using temporary foreign workers as a way to circumvent Canadian wage rates.
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau had it right in 2014, before being elected PM, when he said the Temporary Foreign Worker Program should be used only on a limited basis when no Canadians are available, writes Aziza Mohammed. The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright
TORONTO—In the most glaring bait-and-switch of the Trudeau Government, Immigration Minister John McCallum is seeking not only record growth of the Temporary Foreign Worker Program but also a dismantling of regulations that limit its abuse.
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Liberal MP Steve MacKinnon, who spoke for all but one Liberal on the committee, says a comprehensive account on the affair is already in the public record, pointing to 13 hours of committee testimony and the commissioner