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Detalles del documento

 

Imprima y guarde

Documento del gobierno

What we heard: Primary agriculture review

Fecha

2019

Resumen

Background
The Temporary Foreign Worker (TFW) Program assists Canadian employers with filling their labour requirements when qualified Canadians and permanent residents are not available and ensures that temporary foreign workers are protected while in Canada. The Program is employer demand-driven and is an option for employers to address immediate skills and labour needs on a temporary basis.

In 1966, the Seasonal Agricultural Worker Program (SAWP) was established to help meet the seasonal labour needs of Canadian agricultural producers. Over time, the SAWP expanded to include workers from Mexico and eleven Caribbean countries, and the Agricultural Stream was created to include workers from all countries.

In 2013, “primary agriculture” was defined in the Immigration and Refugee Protection Regulations as work on/in a farm, nursery or greenhouse that involves the operation of agricultural machinery or the production or harvesting of plants or animals/animal products.

Currently employers can hire a temporary foreign worker for primary agriculture work under four options in the Primary Agriculture Stream:

The Seasonal Agricultural Worker Program
The Agricultural Stream
The Low-Wage Stream
The High-Wage Stream
To access the SAWP or the Agricultural Stream, the agricultural production must be on the National Commodities List (NCL).

Editor

Government of Canada, Employment and Social Development Canada

Archivos adjuntos

Conexiones

Los sectores económicos

Agriculture and horticulture workers

Tipos de contenido

Policy analysis y Past policies

Los grupos destinatarios

Legisladores

Relevancia geográfica

Canada, Ontario, Alberta, Manitoba, Quebec, Colombia Británica, Otras provincias, Federal, Nueva Escocia, y National relevance

Idiomas

Francés y Inglés