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B.C. unions win court hearing challenging temporary foreign worker permits for Chinese miners

March 2, 2013

Two B.C. unions will get their wish to look behind the curtain of how the federal government decides if temporary foreign workers can come to Canada. Vancouver Sun – News / Vancouver

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B.C. Unions win court hearing challenging temporary foreign worker permits for miners(2)

March 2, 2013
B.C. Unions win court hearing challenging temporary foreign worker permits for miners(2)

Two B.C. unions will get their wish to look behind the curtain of how the federal government decides if temporary foreign workers can come to Canada. Global TV BC News

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Pat Bell says heart issue won’t stop him from working on temporary workers file

February 19, 2013

Jobs Minister Pat Bell says a heart condition he’s been diagnosed with won’t stop him from trying to clear up a controversy over using foreign miners at a project in northeast B.C. Vancouver Sun – News / Vancouver

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Labour leader defends new ads taking aim at “government”

February 19, 2013
Labour leader defends new ads taking aim at “government”

B.C’s top labour leader is defending a new ad critical of the federal government’s temporary foreign worker program. BC Federation of Labour President Jim Sinclair says there’s nothing wrong with pointing out more attention should have been paid by various levels of government when more than 200 jobs, that could have been done by Canadians, [...]

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B.C. labour movement: bringing Chinese miners a huge step back for Canada

February 6, 2013
B.C. labour movement: bringing Chinese miners a huge step back for Canada

Labour unions say they’ve found proof that qualified Canadian applicants were passed over for those jobs. The mining company insists it needs to bring in Chinese workers because of their special skills and training. Global TV BC News

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