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Green Party pledges to scrap Temporary Foreign Worker Program — is that a good idea?

Date

2019

Authors

Brian Hill

Abstract

The Temporary Foreign Worker Program (TFWP) has been a mainstay of the Canadian economy for decades.

Each year, tens of thousands of foreign workers enter Canada on a temporary basis to fill employment gaps in the agricultural sector, restaurant and hotel service industries and as caregivers.

Publisher

Global News

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Economic sectors

Agriculture and horticulture workers and Home support workers, housekeepers and related occupations

Target groups

(Im)migrants workers

Geographical focuses

Canada, Ontario, Alberta, Manitoba, Quebec, British Columbia, Other provinces, Federal, Nova Scotia, and National relevance

Languages

English