Immigration & International Workers – Industry News

Temporary Foreign Worker Program: ‘Stiff’ new penalties coming Dec. 1

New penalties for employers who break the rules when hiring foreign workers come into force on Dec. 1. During boom times, Canada’s oil sector has been a major employer of temporary foreign workers. [Read more…]

Foreign visitors to Canada to face electronic screening

Starting Saturday, Ottawa will start accepting applications for electronic travel authorization from foreign travellers who wish to visit Canada by air. [Read more…]

Food sector struggling against temporary foreign worker reforms

The labour shortage faced by the meat-processing industry has been worsened by changes to the federal government’s temporary foreign worker program. [Read more…]

Why do people use Spanish more than Chinese to Google in the GTA?

Google News Lab survey shows immigration, tourism are key factors in GTA searches by language. [Read more…]

Foreign students left out under new system

While we can applaud our diversity, the last seven months have shown a different story in terms of our current immigration policy. [Read more…]

Why Canada’s immigration program misses the mark when it comes to filling jobs

As it stands, the immigration system does not offer significant relief for labour shortages experienced by employers. [Read more…]

Canada gets only six applicants for millionaire immigration program

“I knew it wasn’t going to work. It was poorly designed.” – Canada has received just six applications for its pilot immigration program for millionaires, far fewer than for its investor class visa that was scrapped last year. [Read more…]

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