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Christina Gray
| July 4, 2016

Serious overhaul of TFWP needed to address multiple human rights issues

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This year marks the 50th anniversary of the Seasonal Agricultural Workers Program (SAWP), the agricultural stream of Canada's Temporary Foreign Workers Program (TFWP).

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Migrant workers push to be heard at Temporary Foreign Worker Program review

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The Coalition for Migrant Worker Rights Canada (CMWRC) has organized #StatusNow actions across Canada to demand immediate permanent resident status for all migrant workers.

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Migrant justice coalition demands human rights-based reform of TFWP

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Federal government quietly lifts cap on temporary foreign workers in seasonal industries

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Tinkering with the number of temporary foreign workers admitted into Canada for seasonal labour fails to fix underlying problems around unsustainable business practises, workers' groups in Atlantic Canada warn.

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'Project Guardian' raids on caregivers leads to calls for immigration reform

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Election 2015: Edmonton candidates pledge to reform Harper's immigration policies

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'Another world is possible': Peoples' Social Forum demands change

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The Peoples' Social Forum (PSF) in Toronto drew progressives to Ryerson's campus this weekend for discussions and workshops on everything from austerity to anti-racism.

The PSF is a counter-summit to the Pan American economic summit, just as the World Social Forum is a counter to the World Economic Forum.

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July 13, 2015 |
Employment and Social Development Canada has announced new penalties for Canadian employers that abuse foreign worker programs such as the International Mobility Program and the TFWP.
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