Friday, 20 February 2015
Experts have warned that Alberta, which accounts for 26% of the country’s employment growth, may face a shortage of up to 96,000 workers by 2023 due to the changes introduced in the Temporary Foreign Workers Program in June 2014. Alberta’s unemployment rate stands at just 4.7% and it even has 100,000 workers from other provinces.
Friday, 30 May 2014
After years of praising the Temporary Foreign Worker program, Employment Minister Jason Kenney has suddenly slammed the door in the face of the program’s biggest user: the hospitality industry. Statistics show that the Temporary Foreign Worker program has been gradually spiralling out of control. Despite initially being introduced as a ‘last resort’ program, one in