Alberta

Changes to the Temporary Foreign Worker (TFW) Program

News Release Changes to the Temporary Foreign Worker (TFW) Program Alberta’s government is limiting the number and types of jobs available to new temporary foreign workers – making jobs available to unemployed Albertans.  As of Nov. 1, dozens of additional occupational categories will be added to the “refusal to process list,” removing the vast majority … Continue reading

Philippines

213 new Covid-19 recoveries among overseas Pinoys: DFA

213 new Covid-19 recoveries among overseas Pinoys: DFA By Ma. Teresa Montemayor   MANILA (Philippines News Agency)– The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) on Monday reported 217 new recoveries among Filipinos abroad, pushing the overall tally of recovered cases to 7,136. In its latest case bulletin, the DFA also tallied 213 new coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) infections … 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

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Canada to fast-track work permits for skilled foreign workers

Canada to fast-track work permits for skilled foreign workers OTTAWA (Philippines News Agency/Xinhua) — Canada is making it easier for companies to hire highly skilled foreign talent by fast-tracking work-permit applications through a new initiative, the federal government has announced. Under the Temporary Foreign Worker Program, the “Global Talent Stream” will identify qualified high-demand occupations, … Continue reading

Employment Standards charges laid against Red Deer companies; Complaints originally received from 7 temporary foreign workers
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Employment Standards charges laid against Red Deer companies; Complaints originally received from 7 temporary foreign workers

News Release Employment Standards charges laid against Red Deer companies A number of charges for violations of Alberta’s Employment Standards Code have been laid against three businesses operating along Gasoline Alley in Red Deer. The charges stem from complaints originally received in 2014 from seven temporary foreign workers employed at the Econo Lodge Inn & … Continue reading

Alberta doctors ask government and corporations to take care of Temporary Foreign Workers
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Alberta doctors ask government and corporations to take care of Temporary Foreign Workers

NEWS RELEASE Alberta doctors ask government and corporations to take care of Temporary Foreign Workers The Alberta Medical Association (AMA), an advocate for almost 10,000 physicians in Alberta, is concerned about the medical care for Temporary Foreign Workers in this province, including the situation of Maria Victoria (Vicky) Venancio, the worker who came to Alberta from … Continue reading

CIC says temporary foreign workers knew of four-year time limit, will deal with offenders swiftly and fairly
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CIC says temporary foreign workers knew of four-year time limit, will deal with offenders swiftly and fairly

News Release Statement from Canada’s Citizenship and Immigration Minister Chris Alexander and Employment and Social Development Minister Pierre Poilievre on the expiration of the four-year temporary work permits Ottawa – Canada’s Citizenship and Immigration Minister Chris Alexander and Employment and Social Development Minister Pierre Poilievre issued the following statement today on the expiration of the four-year … Continue reading

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Migrante invites Albertans to attend `Migration and the Global Trade of People’ conference

Migrante Alberta is inviting Albertans to attend the “Migration and the Global Trade of People” Conference on March 20 to 21. Here’s the information from Migrante: “Here is the link for the conference registration. http://goo.gl/forms/PxLKcpc8Jf Please register soon to reserve space and food Please attend the “MIGRATION AND THE GLOBAL TRADE OF PEOPLE” conference. One of the … Continue reading