While a number of changes continue to be made to the Temporary Foreign Worker program, foreign workers and their employers are seeing the effects of changes from made to permanent residency deadlines in 2011. That year, Canada’s federal government changed the rules around how long temporary foreign workers in low-skilled jobs could stay in the country without permanent residency, setting the limit at four years. April 1, 2015 was the […]
On March 15, 2015, Maynard Kischer Stojicevic partners Gordon Maynard and Rudolf Kischer once again joined host Stirling Faux on CISL 650 Radio’s The Law Show. This time, the Vancouver immigration lawyers tackled Canadian immigration and citizenship issues of inadmissibility, including illegal residents, and residency requirements. “When you’re coming to Canada, it’s a two-part process,” explains Rudi. “First, are you eligible to come to Canada? Second, are you admissible to […]
A B.C. McDonald’s restaurant franchisee is under investigation after complaints about his foreign worker hiring policy, CBC news reports. According to CBC, concerns from employees like team leader Kalen Christ, during the news agency’s Go Public inquiries, led to the initial investigation and subsequent blacklisting of franchisee Glen Bishop from the temporary foreign workers program.