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Trudeau's fading relationship with Canadian labour

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Remember when new prime minister, Justin Trudeau, met with the Canadian Labour Congress (CLC) in November? After a decade of hostility under Stephen Harper, the Ottawa meet offered a bit of hope for a beleaguered labour movement.

But, nearly a year later, things aren't that much better. Teuila Fuatai reviews the Liberals' time in office.

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| August 3, 2016
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| 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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