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Migrants Call for Changes to Temporary Workers

Written by  Asian Pacific Post Wednesday, 01 June 2016 06:01

In the wake of a Parliamentary Committee reviewing the foreign temporary foreign worker program, a coalition of migrant workers in Vancouver this week called for the scrapping of the temporary status and to allow workers to enter as permanent residents.

The Coalition for Migrant Workers Rights Canada also calls for the abolition of “Project Guardian”, a program of the Canada Border Services Agency that targets foreign caregivers.

Asian Pacific Post

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