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“The rules and procedures seem to change on a regular basis...

‘Cover your butt’ when it comes to temporary foreign worker program

Farm businesses are seeing frequent rule changes, 
inconsistent decision-making, and red tape following 
changes to the temporary foreign worker program

Changes to the temporary foreign worker program has made hiring foreign labour more difficult and costly — especially for lower-skill, lower-wage positions most often seen in agriculture. And while primary agriculture gets some exemptions under the new rules implemented in June, the big challenge is red tape, says an immigration consultant who works with farms […] Read more