Foreign Workers; Alberta; Extended permits;

Permits extended for Alberta’s temporary foreign workers not exemptions, Kenney says

February 4, 2015

Federal Employment Minister Jason Kenney says Ottawa is willing to extend to other provinces the measures it has given Alberta for some of its temporary foreign workers. In a letter to Conservative MPs last week, Kenney says the federal government is giving a one-time exemption to temporary foreign workers in Alberta from being counted under the cap on low-wage workers, provided they meet strict criteria. Kenney says this will allow...

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