Canada Safeguards Temporary Foreign Workers with New Amendments

Although temporary foreign workers have the same rights and protections as workers who are Canadian citizens and permanent residents, there have been allegations of forced labour, unsafe working conditions, and lesser wages experienced by TFWs. In September this year, the Canadian government made a series of amendments to the Immigration and Refugee Protection Regulations (Temporary Foreign Workers) to safeguard the rights of foreign temporary workers employed in Canada.

Pilot Project Allow International Students Fill Labour Shortage

A shrinking unemployment rate and an increasing labor shortage have resulted in Canada relaxing its rules on off-campus work for international students. This pilot project which will allow international students to work off-campus more than 20 hours a week during the semester will run from November 15 this year to December 31, 2023. Here’s what you need to know about this project.