A new report on the Temporary Foreign Worker Program has made 21
recommendations for how it should be adapted to further meet the
needs of Canadian employers.
The Standing Committee on Human Resources, Skills and Social
Development and the Status of Persons with Disabilities has
recommended a significant overhaul that would see the loosening of
certain restrictions put in place by the previous Conservative
government. You can read the report here.
In this writing, immigration.ca considers each of the 21
recommendations individually, setting out what it intends to
achieve and why.
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