Social Affairs, Science and Technology – November 20, 2014

In Committee from the Senate of Canada

Social Affairs, Science and Technology – November 20, 2014

Senators discuss changes to the Temporary Foreign Worker Program that are contained in the budget bill (C-43). Alexis Conrad and Colin Spencer James, who are both senior officials in the skills and employment branch at Employment and Social Development Canada, provide details of the proposed changes. Joyce Reynolds, executive vice-president of government affairs for the Restaurants Canada, and Gordon Maynard, past chair of the Canadian Bar Association’s national immigration law section, discuss the impact of the changes. (November 20, 2014) UPDATE: Bill C-43 received royal assent on December 16.