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LMIA process harmful to Canadian business, slows job growth

  • November 27, 2018

The CBA’s Immigration Law Section is taking the federal review of the standards and fees associated with the Temporary Foreign Worker Program Labour Market Impact Assessment Process as an opportunity to reiterate its arguments that the process does not serve the interests of employers – and can have a negative impact on the employment of Canadians.

LGBTI+ individuals being targeted in Tanzania

  • November 23, 2018

The headlines out of Tanzania tell the story of dangerous and deadly times for the country’s LGBTI+ community, as many gay men are in hiding from vigilante squads on a mission to find and arrest them.

Not all jobs for temporary foreign workers need to be advertised

  • September 25, 2018

Labour Market Impact Assessments are a fact of life for companies bringing temporary foreign workers into Canada. The rules are written so that companies have to make every effort to hire locally – including specific advertising requirements – before a foreign worker can step into the job.

SOGIC calls for Canada to take leadership role on LGBTI2S issues

  • August 20, 2018

Ahead of the August Equal Rights Coalition Global Conference on LGBTI Human Rights and Inclusive Development, the CBA’s Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity Community wrote to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to urge his government to demonstrate Canada’s leadership in this field.