caregiver Hessed Torres and her daughter. Hessed Torres is also a migrants and womens advocate

The Legacy of Canada’s Caregiver Policies: Part II

The legacy of the Live-in Caregiver Program (LCP) is rife with complaints of abuse and exploitation, despite successive revisions to the original guidelines. This piece focuses on the changes in caregiver policies over the years—and the practices that continue to persist. This is part of a larger series profiling newcomers across Canada whose lives have been touched by Canada’s immigration policies.

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Caregiver, Canada, immigration

The Legacy of Canada’s Caregiver Policies: Part I

The legacy of the Live-in Caregiver Program is rife with complaints of abuse and exploitation, despite successive revisions to the original guidelines. This is one of two articles that takes a look at Canada’s policies around hiring foreign caregivers, and its impact on the individuals who come here to work. These are part of a larger series profiling newcomers across Canada whose lives have been touched by Canada’s immigration policies.

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