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Abuse and exploitation inherent to Canada's Temporary Foreign Worker program

As scandals rock the Temporary Foreign Worker (TFW) Program, the federal government will begin a program wide review. Though the government hinted at it, they did not mention the endemic abuse that is inherent in the TFW program, and the global treatment of migrant workers. 


Legalize or criminalize? Canada and the U.S. taking different paths on drug policy

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Today, Canada and the U.S. are taking very different paths in drug policy, and not in the way you would probably expect.

In Washington, Oregon, and Colorado, citizens will be voting on ballot initiatives to legalize marijuana. In Canada, we are taking backward steps and are enacting mandatory minimum sentences for many drug offenses. 


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