Temporary Foreign Workers and Immigrants




Foreign worker program reassessed Trish Audette July 2010.

Jason Kenney's disposable workforce of temporary foreign labour

Usman Mushtaq July 2010
Multiple Citizenship, Identity and Entitlement in Canada
Audrey Macklin and François Crépeau
June 2010

The Canadian Temporary Foreign Worker Program
Do Short-Term Economic Needs Prevail over Human Rights Concerns?

Delphine Nakache and Paula J. Kinoshita. June 2010
Foreign nationals working temporarily in Canada Derrick Thomas June 2010
Ethnic diversity to shape our new identity. Shannon Proudfoot March 2010
Canadian Issues - Temporary foreign workers. The Metropolis Project March 2010
Alberta stats confirm frontline evidence of foreign worker exploitation UFCW Canada Media Release March 2010
Alberta stats confirm frontline evidence of foreign worker exploitation UFCW Canada Media Release. March 2010
Leveling the Playing Field with Education. Conversations In Integration- What Cities Said: February 2010

Creating Opportunities for Temporary Foreign Workers and Their Communities: Innovation in Capacity-Building and Skills Transfer in Latin America

FOCAL PROJECT REPORT: Labour Mobility and Development. Brandon, Manitoba. February 2010
Leveling the Playing Field with Education. What Cities Said.Conversations In Integration Cities of Migration February 2010
Alberta Hate/Bias Crime Report Valerie Pruegger Jan 2010
Innovation, Entrepreneurship and Immigrants Barcelona Activa- From City of Migration Jan 2010
The Regulatory Exclusion of Agricultural Workers In Alberta Bob Barnetson-From Just Labour: A Canadian Journal of Work and Society Fall 2009

Principles for Immigration Reform
Guidelines for Fixing Our Broken Immigration System

By Marshall Fitz & Angela Maria Kelley December 2009
Valorizing Immigrants' Non-Canadian Work Experience Gail Larose and George Tillman 2009
Integrating Equity, Addressing Barriers: Innovative Learning Practices by Unions, Second Edition Canadian Council of Learning October 2009
One-Third of Homeless in City are Immigrants Nicholas Keung October 2009
Effective literacy strategies for immigrant students. Canadian Council of Learning September 2009
The Effects of Mass Immigration From the Fraser Institute. September 2009
Lessons in Learning: Effective literacy strategies for immigrant students Canadian Council of Learning September 2009
Cavendish Farms: Employees crunch more than potatoes at award-winning learning centre Laura Eggertson August 2009
Rural Immigration: Exploring Demographics and Temporary Foreign Workers in Brandon and Area Brandon University Rural Development Institute (RDI). August 2009
CLC / UFCW Canada respond to Citizenship and Immigration Standing Committee re: change to Temporary Foreign Worker Program CLC/UFCW May 2009
Media Release: Employers discriminate against applicants with non-English names UBC Public Affairs May 2009
Why Do Skilled Immigrants Struggle in the Labor Market? A Field Experiment with Six Thousand Résumés Philip Oreopoulos, University of British Columbia May 2009
VIDEO - How to improve the Alberta Human Rights Commission Janet Keeping May 2009
Are Mexican Workers "stealing our jobs?: the crisis in the Mexican auto sector Maquila Solidarity Network June 2009
Alberta and B.C. labour unions demand changes to temporary foreign worker program  Richard Gilbert June 2009
The Second Report of the Alberta Federation of Labour Temporary Foreign Workers Advocate AFL April 2009
Foreign workers plead for better conditions, citizenship Jennifer Fong - The Edmonton Journal April 2009
Aziz Choudry, Jill Hanley, Steve Jordan, Eric Shragge, Martha Stiegman April 2009
Tempville, Alberta’s 10th largest City. Our Growing Reliance on Temporary Foreign Workers Jason Foster Winter 2009
Stories from new immigrants Alberta's official immigration website 2009
Temporary Foreign Workers in the Canadian Construction Industry: An Analysis of Programs and Mechanisms.
From Construction Sector Council
Settlement: Considerations for Temporary Foreign Workers and their Families in Brandon, Manitoba Jill Bucklaschuk December 2008
Addressing Social Needs of Temporary Foreign Workers & Provincial Nominees in Rural Manitoban Communities Jill Bucklaschuk, Rural Development Institute & Ray Silvius, Carleton University November 2008
Cross-cultural training and workplace performance Robert Bean 2008
More education, less employment: Immigrants and the labour market the Canadian Council of Learning- CCL October 2008
More education, less employment: Immigrants and the labour market the Canadian Council of Learning -CCL October 2008
WLN Report: Temporary Foreign Workers (TFW) symposium The Work and Learning Network at the University of Alberta October 2008
Forum on Management of Immigration and Diversity in Quebec and Canada Barcelona Center for International Studies October 2008
Toward Equal Opportunity for all Albertans: Recommendations for Improvement of the Alberta Human Rights Commission Sheldon Chumir Foundation for Ethics in Leadership September 2008
Housing for Immigrants in Ontario's Medium-Sized Cities David Wachsmuth September 2008
What it's Really like for Immigrants Looking for Work in Canada Dr. Marie Gervais May 2008
AFL Presentation to the House of Commons Standing Committee on Immigration Gil McGowan April 2008
Building Tomorrow's Workforce: Promoting the Education & Advancement of Hispanic Immigrant Workers in America Mary Gershwin, Tammy Coxen, Brian Kelley, Gary Yakimov May 2007
The Attraction and Retention of Immigrants to Edmonton (scroll down - under new reports) Tracey Derwing, Harvey Krahn, Jennifer Foote & Lori Diepenbroek November 2005
Serving Ethnocultural Communities:A Scan of Organizational Capacities in 24 Ethnocultural Community Organizations Alina Tanasescu September 2005
Difference, Deficiency, and Devaluation: Non-recognition of Foreign Credentials for Immigrant Professionals in Canada Shibao Guo May 2005


On the Job: ESL and Essential Skills for Work – website that helps internationally-educated adult newcomers and immigrants understand language requirements for particular jobs

Employer Guide: Preparing your Workplace for Newcomers - sponsored by the Central Alberta Economic Partnership (CAEP) - Welcoming Communities. November 2008.

ESOL Toolkit for General Construction, Landscaping, Painting, and Plumbing  The curriculum Building Basics: ESOL Toolkit for General Construction, Landscaping, Painting and Plumbing

Hotel T.E.A.C.H. Project Curriculum - This website contains a curriculum to address the needs of immigrant adults employed in ‘back of the house’ jobs in hotels.

Money Talks: An ESOL (English for speakers of other languages) Toolkit for Financial Literacy. The Virginia Adult Education Learning Center (Virginia Commonwealth University.