2015 saw a number of changes to the Temporary Foreign Worker Program. This resource explains those changes. The information is provided by the Alberta Civil Libertties and Resource Centre.
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The Alberta Federation of Labour (AFL) has released this second report on the working and living conditions of foreign workers in Alberta. Entrenching Exploitation updates and expands upon the first report, documenting serious exploitation and abuse at the hands of employers and the government. This PDF (44 pages, 2009) is available for free download.
This online resource from the Alberta Department of Jobs, Skills, Labour and Training provides information for Alberta employers on the process of hiring foreign workers.
This division of Alberta Employment and Immigration will help temporary foreign workers to learn about their rights and find solutions for problem situations. Booklets and brochures are available for employers and for workers. (Guide for Employees is available in 13 languages.) A walk-in office and a helpline are offered for assistance.
Using a question and answer format the ACLRC answers many of the most frequentsly asked questions about Canada's Temporary Foreign Worker Program
This website section from Citizenship and Immigration Canada provides information about work permits, getting credentials assessed, travelling and working in Canada, and hiring an internationally trained worker.
Over 50,000 migrant farm wokers come to Canada every year. This article asks and answers the question, "Are migrant farm workers in Canada working in conditions that violate the Charter?