I will be at “the Hill” next Wednesday with Kerry

Temporary Visas, Permanent Precariousness? Examining the Policies, Practices and Realities of Temporary Migration to Canada’s ‘Low-Skilled’ Jobs

Wednesday, November 24th, 6:00pm-7:30pm

Room 209 West Block

This workshop provides a forum for participants to:

  • Get key findings of recent research on temporary visa migrants employed in Canada’s farm and food industries
  • Pose questions to academics researching Canada’s Temporary Foreign Worker Program (TFWP) and other interested parties
  • Engage in a discussion on the growing employment of temporary visa workers.

Co-hosted by Senator Mobina Jaffer and Joy Smith M.P. in partnership with Rural Women Making Change researchers, Dr. Kerry Preibisch (University of Guelph) and Evelyn Encalada (University of Toronto, Justicia for Migrant Workers).

Please RSVP to Nadia Charania by e-mail  charan@sen.parl.gc.ca or by telephone (613) 992-0189 by Friday November 19th.

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