New Government, New Review: The Temporary Foreign Worker Program

Alyssa Wali The temporary foreign worker program (TFWP) has been a fixture in Canadian immigration policy since 1973. The program was created to fill vacant employment positions throughout Canada, although it initially was limited to allowing only foreign agricultural workers and live-in caregivers entry to Canada. However, the program has been expanded to allow low-skilled…

Express Entry: Immigration to Canada in 2015

Kristen John With each new year comes the implementation of a flurry of new legislation in several key public policy areas. In 2015, one of the latest – and most noteworthy – pieces of legislation to come into effect has been the Express Entry immigration system. Launched by Citizenship and Immigration Canada (CIC) on January 1, this new electronic immigration…

The Human Cost of the XL Recall

Daniella Dávila Aquije XL Foods has been at the center of an international recall scandal for the past couple of months. Over 1 million pounds of beef have been recalled from stores in the US, Canada, and even China. Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz, Canadian Food Inspection Agency President George Da Pont, Alberta Premier Alison Redford,…