With projections for record corporate profits and slow economic growth, Canadian workers are facing a ruthlessly indifferent combining of corporations and the state.
temporary foreign workers
The work permits of many temporary foreign workers (TFWs) who have been working in Canada for more than four years expires today, requiring them to leave immediately or suffer the consequences.
What does it mean to be undocumented? Ethel Tungohan interviewed temporary foreign workers about the impact the "4 and 4" rule will have on them and their families.
After a decade, the two-tier model of flexible migrant labour in Atlantic Canada is deeply entrenched and driving migration for local workers and for transnational migrants.
With the April 1 deportation deadline looming, migrant advocacy groups are holding demonstrations to show temporary foreign workers deserve to stay in Canada.
Temporary foreign workers have more in common with Atlantic Canadians who migrate to Alberta for work than the Conservative government would have us believe. Read on.
As Atlantic Canadian workers have been forced westward in search of livable incomes and year-round work, temporary foreign workers have come to form the economic linchpin in many rural communities.
Under new legislation, temporary foreign workers will be forced to leave after four years of employment to give way to priority hiring for Canadian employees.
Faraz Vahid Shahid
Deepan Budlakoti is without health care due to his lack of citizenship and now joins the ranks of an estimated half a million people living in Canada without access to medical care.
David J. Climenhaga
Common sense says that at this moment, when "everything has changed," the TFW program will have to change too. But don't count on common sense!