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Aug 19, 2019, 12:12 ET Education workers, teachers, parents and students reject anti-migrant statements by Ontario Minister Smith

TORONTO, Aug. 19, 2019 /CNW/ - Education workers, teachers, parents, students and immigrant rights groups reject recent statements made by Minister of Children, Community, and Social Services Todd...


Mar 26, 2015, 11:38 ET Uprooting migrants is bad for workers and economy

Actions across Canada urge permanent status for migrant workers, pledge support for those that choose to stay. Toronto: Collective planting of seedlings to insist that migrant workers are rooted in...


Oct 07, 2014, 12:29 ET Live-In Caregivers Reveal Confidential Government Plans, Call for Permanent Status

Media briefings in Toronto, Vancouver and Ottawa on October 9th TORONTO, VANCOUVER, OTTAWA, Oct. 7, 2014 /CNW/ - Live-In Caregivers groups in Toronto, Vancouver and Ottawa will reveal details of...


Jun 20, 2014, 16:18 ET Migrant workers prepare for more fees, shorter stays, no permanent status

OTTAWA, June 20, 2014 /CNW/ - Migrant workers and supporters are calling today's announced changes to the Temporary Foreign Workers Program a 'mass deportation order' which will forcibly remove and...


May 06, 2014, 16:46 ET Media Advisory - Liberal TFWP plan not a solution to Tory mess

TORONTO, May 6, 2014 /CNW/ - The Migrant Workers Alliance for Change (MWAC), Canada's largest migrant worker coalition, believes that the 5-point demands issued by the Liberal Party of Canada on the...


Apr 30, 2014, 16:31 ET Food Sector Ban Punishes Migrant Workers for Employer Abuse and Government Failure

TORONTO, April 30, 2014 /CNW/ - The Migrant Workers Alliance for Change (MWAC), Canada's largest coalition of migrant worker groups and allies, is calling for immediate changes to the moratorium...


Apr 08, 2014, 14:00 ET Media Advisory - New report shows massive Ontario failure in protecting migrant workers from recruiters' abuses. Proposed Ontario Immigration Act (Bill 161) doesn't address concerns raised by report

TORONTO, April 8, 2014 /CNW/ - A groundbreaking report released today by the Metcalf Foundation highlights how recruiters are abusing and exploiting migrant workers while Ontario's laws lag...


Apr 07, 2014, 10:44 ET Migrant Workers Alliance for Change is available for comment on groundbreaking report on migrant worker recruitment

TORONTO, April 7, 2014 /CNW/ - The Migrant Workers Alliance for Change (MWAC), Canada's largest migrant worker coalition, will be participating in the launch of Lawyer and Professor Fay Faraday's...


Apr 29, 2013, 16:55 ET Media advisory - Federal Immigration policy changes lack enough protection for migrants

Consultations with migrant workers necessary for meaningful change TORONTO, April 29, 2013 /CNW/ - The Migrant Workers Alliance for Change (MWAC), a coalition of migrant worker groups and community,...


Mar 20, 2013, 15:55 ET Media Advisory - Ministry of Labour employees charged fees to work

TORONTO, March 20, 2013 /CNW/ - Pretend recruiters will be outside Ontario's Ministry of Labour on Friday (March 22nd) charging employees up to 2 years' salary or CAD$100,000 to go into their own...