Foreign workers program under microscope

Victoria coalition hosts workshop Migration and Misconceptions: Understanding Canada’s Temporary Foreign Worker Program on Nov. 1

Victoria Coalition in Support of Temporary Workers hosts Migration and Misconceptions: Understanding Canada’s Temporary Foreign Worker Program at Church of St. John the Divine on Nov. 1.

The meeting is a discussion and information session about the way the federal government has restructured the rules for people working legally in Canada who have no permanent right to stay.

Moderator for the event is CBC’s Jo-Ann Roberts. Speakers include immigration lawyer Darcy Golden, Canadian Labour Congress rep Orion Irvine, immigration consultant David Coombes and MLA Mable Elmore.

The meeting goes from 3 to 5 p.m. For more information, please email tfwcoalitionvictoria@gmail.com.

Church of St. John the Divine is located at 1161 Quadra St.