24 Days in Brooks

Over the course of a decade Brooks, Alberta, transformed from a socially conservative, primarily white town to one of the most diverse places in Canada as immigrants and .

Inspection issues persisted at former XL Foods plant in 2014: CFIA documents | CTV News

Inspection issues persisted at former XL Foods plant in CFIA documents

Stephan Belitsky is like thousands of temporary foreign workers in Alberta: his life is in limbo and all he can do is wait. His work permit will expire April 1, which is when a deadline kicks in for those workers who have been in Canada for more than four years. He is one of about 10,000 temporary foreign workers who have applied to stay in Canada through the Alberta Immigrant Nominee Program. His hope now is that he will be one of 1,000 workers to be granted an extension, which will let him…

Temporary foreign workers pin hopes on April 1 reprieve

Stephan Belitsky is like thousands of temporary foreign workers in Alberta: his life is in limbo and all he can do is wait. His work permit will expire April 1, which is when a deadline kicks in for those workers who have been in Canada for more than four years. He is one of about 10,000 temporary foreign workers who have applied to stay in Canada through the Alberta Immigrant Nominee Program. His hope now is that he will be one of 1,000 workers to be granted an extension, which will let him…

Alberta employers will be forced to give up six times as many temporary foreign workers as employers in Ontario by 2016 — even though Ontario's unemployment rate is significantly higher.

Alberta employers will be forced to give up six times as many temporary foreign workers as employers in Ontario by 2016 — even though Ontario's unemployment rate is significantly higher.

The Homestretch

Managing Adult Bullies in the Workplace Relationship columnist Trina Read offers some ideas for coping with bullying especially in the workplace.

Foreign Worker Program Could Mean 'Low-Wage Ghettos' In Canada: Critics

The Harper government has always had an ambivalent relationship with the Temporary Foreign Worker program, on one hand defending the businesses that say they have a legitimate need for the program, on.

Temporary foreign workers: Filling labour gap or depressing wages?

News that a consortium of mostly Chinese companies will seek permission to use exclusively Chinese labour

Temporary Foreign Workers Alberta - Hiffington Post

Temporary Foreign Workers In Alberta: Report Shows Flood Of TFW As Jobs Disappear, Wages Fall

JBS takes over XL operations in Brooks, Alberta || UFCW Canada - Canada’s Largest Private Sector Union

JBS takes over XL operations in Brooks, Alberta - UFCW Canada - Canada’s Private Sector Union

Xl Foods Takeover

CALGARY - The Alberta meat-packing plant that was at the centre of the largest meat recall in Canadian history has been acquired by the subsidiary of a Brazilian company.JBS South America says its Can.

Project 2012 - Alberta Federation of Labour 100th Anniversary

Project 2012 - Alberta Federation of Labour Anniversary

The main entrance at the XL Foods Lakeside Packers plant in Brooks, Alta. (Oct. 1, 2012)

Alberta meat packing plant has troubled history

The main entrance at the XL Foods Lakeside Packers plant in Brooks, Alta.

Foreign worker admissions spike in 2013

Foreign worker admissions spike in 2013

Ottawa to revise foreign-worker rules as employers complain of delays

Ottawa to revise foreign-worker rules as employers complain of delays

Ottawa to revise foreign-worker rules as employers complain of delays

Foreign worker admissions spike in 2013

Cut to the Bone - Alberta Views

Cut to the Bone - Alberta Views - The Magazine for Engaged Citizens

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