Migrant Care Workers in Canada: Policy Changes and Future Directions

Nicole Winger As of February 2018, Canada’s migrant Caregiver Program (CP), a five-year pilot from 2014 to 2019, has been in the news with the announcement of its current program review. At the crux of this review is how the federal government will proceed with permanent residency eligibility for migrant care workers. In conducting this […]

Poor Long-Term Outcomes for Participants of the Live-in Caregiver Program

Daphne Cheung The long-standing stereotype of the Filipino nanny is shockingly difficult to dispel. The Made in Canada report catalogues that 95% of participants of Canada’s Live-in Caregiver Program (LCP) are women; and of these the Toronto Immigrant Employment Data Initiative (TIEDI) reports that 90% were born in the Philippines. While over 88% of participants in […]