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Expos to Help Immigrants Find their Routes in Canada

Virtual coast-to-coast events being staged in the wake of a new study that shows Canada has overtaken the United States as the most attractive destination for foreign workers.

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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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Photo of a young woman with her hands to her face, with a person patting her on the shoulder in a gesture of sympathy. Mental health, visa

Immigration Canada Reports Rise in Suicide Calls from Visa Applicants

Visa applicants reaching out to Immigration Canada are increasingly expressing intentions of suicide because of pandemic-related processing delays.

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visa, truck driving, transportation, immigration, canada, labour, immigrant labour, immigrant workers, foreign workers

Visa Processing Times for Foreign Workers “Are Absolutely Ridiculous”

New report calls for “Trusted Employer Program” to address growing foreign worker visa backlog

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COVID-19, migrant workers, temporary workers, international students, Canada, farm workers, foreign workers

About “Cheap Immigrant Labour” and Student “Cash Cows”

This third edition of our special project “Bridging the Mainstream-Ethnic Digital Divide in COVID-19 Literacy” focuses on the unique challenges faced by temporary residents, migrant workers, asylum seekers and international students.

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Canadian Chamber of Commerce: Foreign Worker Program Hanging ‘by its Fingernails’

Canada is “clinging” to its Temporary Foreign Worker Program by “its fingernails,” the senior vice president of the Canadian Chamber of Commerce warned, saying public and government attitudes towards the program are putting the Canadian…

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