(Apr. 24/13) Amidst the recent media firestorm over the Temporary Foreign Worker (TFW) program, CRFA has fought hard to dispel myths and convey the facts.

An April 3 press conference by the Alberta Federation of Labour (AFL) didn’t help matters – the AFL demonized the program and spread misinformation about how it is used in our industry.

What we did
CRFA quickly responded by releasing a media statement that debunked myths about the TFW program. Click here to read our fact sheet.

We also tackled false information about the program reported in the media.
Click here to read our letter to the editor in the Vancouver Sun, also published in the Calgary Herald and Edmonton Journal.

Click here to view CRFA’s op-ed in the National Post.

In addition, CRFA wrote to all Members of Parliament and enclosed a copy of our recommendations (PDF) to the Minister of Citizenship, Immigration and Multiculturalism Jason Kenney and Minister of Human Resources and Skills Development Diane Finley.

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