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Canada's new government introduces amendments to deny work permits to foreign strippers

Date

2007-05-16

Authors

Citizenship and immigration Canada

Abstract

Diane Finley, Minister of Citizenship and Immigration, today introduced amendments to the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act (IRPA) to help prevent vulnerable foreign workers, including strippers, from being exploited or abused. The proposed amendments will give the authority to the Minister of Citizenship and Immigration to instruct immigration officers to deny work permits to foreign strippers.

Number of pages

4

Responsible institution

Citizenship and Immigration Canada

Keywords

vulnerable foreign workers, amendments

Economic sectors

Dancers

Content types

Current Policy

Geographical focuses

National relevance

Languages

English