Alberta

Migrante Alberta Statement on International Migrants Day

Migrante Alberta Statement on International Migrants Day The Pandemic of Migrant Workers’ Exploitation It is indisputable that temporary foreign workers (TFWs) fill the demand gaps for jobs that are not being filled by Canadians or Canadian residents. It is also unquestionably government neglect to allow their exploitation and then dispose of them as it claims … Continue reading

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50 Elected Representatives from All Provinces Call on Federal Government to Support Essential Migrant, Undocumented Workers

News Release 50 Elected Representatives from All Provinces Call on Federal Government to Support Essential Migrant & Undocumented Workers OTTAWA —  Fifty elected provincial and municipal representatives from each of Canada’s provinces issued a statement yesterday calling on the federal government to extend income supports to all migrant and undocumented workers, including those outside the … Continue reading

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Migrant, worker rights groups call on gov’t to support migrant, informal workers

MEDIA RELEASE Canada Emergency Response Benefit Must Support Migrant & Informal Workers Migrant and worker rights organizations call on the Cabinet to ensure that comprehensive income supports are immediately accessible to everyone regardless of immigration or previous work status. While legislation is currently being debated in the Senate, the Cabinet is responsible for developing regulations … Continue reading

Migrante Canada to intensify fight against `forced migration, commodification of migrants’
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Migrante Canada to intensify fight against `forced migration, commodification of migrants’

Statement on International Migrants Day INTENSIFYING THE FIGHT AGAINST FORCED MIGRATION AND COMMODIFICATION OF MIGRANTS Migrants around the world cannot be blinded by another futile move masquerading as a tool to protect migrant rights and migration around the world. On December 11, 164 states around the world including Canada adopted The Global Compact for a … 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