Friday, August 12, 2022

Farmers seek more temporary foreign workers

Demand for temporary foreign workers has soared by 75 per cent over the previous two years, topping 44,000 over the first three months of this year.

Farmers accounted for more than half of those applications.

A cherry orchard In British Columbia set a record, requesting 630.

Restaurant chains and Maple Leaf Foods were other prominent applicants.