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Description: A Federal Court in Vancouver is hearing arguments concerning the hiring of more than 200 temporary Chinese workers for a mine in northeastern B.C.

Source: CBC

Date: 04/09/2013


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Questions for discussion:

  • What is the Temporary Foreign Worker Program?
  • Why do you think it is so controversial right now?
  • Why does the company say it needs to use workers from China?
  • What is the basis of the unions’ court challenge?
  • Who do you think should win this dispute? Explain.


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