Migrant Care Workers Raise Their Voices for Landed Status and Fairness
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Migrant Care Workers Raise Their Voices for Landed Status and Fairness

News Release Migrant Care Workers Raise Their Voices for Landed Status and Fairness CANADA – Today, migrant Care Workers in Toronto, Vancouver, Edmonton, Montreal and Ottawa raised their voices together to call for permanent resident status on arrival and immediate reforms for migrant Care workers in the country simultaneously launching a report with stories from … Continue reading

Alberta

Migrante issues statement on Alberta Immigrant Nominee Program changes

NEWS RELEASE Migrante Alberta Statement on the announcement of the changes to the Alberta Immigrant Nominee Program   EDMONTON – On Friday, October 20, 2017 the Minister of Labour Hon. Christina Gray announced the changes to the Alberta Immigrant Nominee Program (AINP). The changes will take effect on January 2018.  The changes include the consolidation of all … Continue reading

Workers, leaders gather on Sunday for a forum on migrant issues in Western Canada
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Workers, leaders gather on Sunday for a forum on migrant issues in Western Canada

Workers, leaders gather on Sunday for a forum on migrant issues in Western Canada By Moses Billacura Migrant workers and organization leaders gather on Sunday, June 4, in a meeting dubbed “MIGRANT VOICES: A Forum of Migrant Issues in Western Canada” at the Parkdale Cromdale Community League in Edmonton. The gathering starts at 9 a.m. … Continue reading

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PHL to push final draft of instrument on protection, promotion of migrant workers’ rights

PHL to push final draft of instrument on protection, promotion of migrant workers’ rights By Zorayda S. Tecson ANGELES CITY, Pampanga (Philippines News Agency) — The Philippines, as chair of this year’s Association of South East Asian Nations (ASEAN) Summit, will push the final draft of the instrument on the protection and promotion of the … Continue reading

National Migrant Worker Rights Coalition Calls for Comprehensive Changes in Foreign Worker Program Review
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National Migrant Worker Rights Coalition Calls for Comprehensive Changes in Foreign Worker Program Review

News Release National Migrant Worker Rights Coalition Calls for Comprehensive Changes in Foreign Worker Program Review The Coalition for Migrant Worker Rights Canada (CMWRC), the representative body of migrant workers in the country is calling for an end to the discriminatory practice of tying migrant workers to specific employers and transition towards permanent immigration status … Continue reading

Migrante Canada: `Moratorium not a solution to the abuses of the TFW Program’
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Migrante Canada: `Moratorium not a solution to the abuses of the TFW Program’

News Release Moratorium not a solution to the abuses of the TFW Program Migrante Canada, the broad alliance of 19 Filipino migrant and immigrant groups in Canada, calls attention on the impact of the moratorium on the migrant workers already working in Canada and those with positive pending applications. On April 24, Minister Kenney of … Continue reading