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  • Such proliferation is seen in the structures of the federal Seasonal Agricultural Worker Program (SAWP) and other Temporary Foreign Worker Programs (TFWP) and, by extension, the agricultural industry.

    2009 December : Law is Cool

  • The ban will only affect direct hiring through the TFWP - nothing will stop an employer from simply acquiring more migrants from a recruiter or contractor. - Home Page

  • Hence the Temporary Foreign Worker Program (TFWP) has become a monster with well-developed tentacles. - Home Page

  • In response to the hollow measures to "reform" the TFWP, the coalition has developed five broad-based principles that will be essential to any worthwhile improvement to the system: - Home Page

  • • Reform labour laws to provide better coverage for TFWP workers. - Home Page

  • Agriculture and domestic service traditionally receive large numbers of migrant workers, but the expansion of the TFWP has brought thousands more to a growing array of industries in different parts of the country. - Home Page

  • The Pilgrimage to Freedom is one example of growing resistance to the TFWP. - Home Page

  • Since the publication of that paper, employer access to temporary migrant workers was further accelerated, especially through the Expedited Labour Market Opinion Pilot Project of the TFWP.

  • Given this potential of permanent residency for migrant workers entering Canada under the LCP, the LCP was long perceived by many as relatively better than other streams of the TFWP, which only allow migrant workers to work in Canada for periods up to three years.

  • Both the LCP and SAWP are streams of the Temporary Foreign Worker Program (TFWP), which, since its expansion in October 2006, permits the temporary migration of workers for a wide range of employers and sectors in the Canadian economy.


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  • Canadian acronmym for Temporary Foreign Worker Program.

    May 7, 2014