Foreign workers shouldn’t get jobs Canadians can do: Kenney
6:50 pm, October 31st, 2012
Jason Kenney speaks to the media at Parliament Hill Oct 31, 2012 to speak of the 2013 immigration levels.
KRISTY KIRKUP | QMI AGENCY
OTTAWA — Immigration Minister Jason Kenney said Wednesday he wants to ensure the temporary foreign work program operates “on the basis of Canadians first” in light of concerns raised about permits granted to Chinese miners at a B.C. coal mine.
“Companies cannot access foreign workers unless or until they have demonstrated to the government that they have advertised the job in Canada, offering it to any qualified Canadians,” Kenney told QMI Agency.read more