Migrant workers - Canada's disposable workforce

ToolsResource: Migrant workers - Precarious and Unsupported

This Canada-wide study focuses on access to settlement and support services for migrant workers in the Temporary Foreign Worker Program (including Caregivers) and the Seasonal Agricultural Worker Program. The research relies on information supplied by front-line workers at settlement agencies, community organizations and grassroots groups across the country. The project includes a backgrounder, a national report, and a report for each province/region.  See Reports

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2016

CCR - Migrant Workers: Precarious and Unsupported

CCR - Open Letter on Temporary Foreign Worker Program Review

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2015

International Migrant's Day - Migrant workers’ need work permits that are not tied to a single employer!

CCR - Upcoming Mass Ejection of "Disposable" Workers

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2014

Migrant Rights in Canada: Looking back on 2014, forward to 2015

Quebec amends Labour Code to prohibit agricultural workers from unionizing

Ontario Human Rights Commission opposes gender-based recruitment for Seasonal Agricultural Workers Program

Government announces reforms to (Live-in) Caregiver Program

CCR - Response to government overhaul of TFWP

Canada Day 2014: Migrant Worker Solidarity Network and Migrante Manitoba ask - would today's Canada accept your ancestor as an immigrant?

Federal government announces "overhaul" of Temporary Foreign Worker Program

CCR - Temporary Foreign Workers: The broader context

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2013

International Migrants Day: Looking back on 2013 and migrant workers rights in Canada

Ontario announces changes to protect migrant workers

New Brunswick announces improvements to Employment Standards Act

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Tell Canadians about the abuses and exploitation that occur in the Temporary Foreign Worker Program, with the CCR's new awareness-raising 4-pager:

Used and Abused: Migrant Workers in Canada 

This document is perfect for the general public, members of the media, and visits to MPs

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