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Friday Sep 12 | St. Albert Gazette

Chiasson hits nail on the head

The temporary foreign work debate rages on, and it looks like a St. Albert businessman is stepping up to become a leader. Rob Chiasson, along with his wife Karen, owns four local McDonald's franchises and relies on staff who've come through the TFW program.


Thu Sep 11, 2014

Alberta Venture

Lights, Camera, Action: A look at Alberta's Film Festivals

Our directors are winning international attention and the province is the backdrop for several major TV series. Five large-budget series are filming here, including Heartland, Blackstone, Fargo, Hell on Wheels and Tiny Plastic Men.


Wed Sep 10, 2014


Alberta McDonald's franchisee warns against TFW program changes

Could changes to Canada's temporary foreign worker program mean long lines, reduced hours and even store closures at Alberta businesses? Rob Chiasson owns four of the fast-food chain's restaurants. He went public in his fight against the tighter rules on hiring TFWs with a speech at the St. Albert Chamber of Commerce Wednesday.


Tue Aug 19, 2014

Journal of Commerce

Federal government sanctioned lower pay for temporary foreign workers

The Canadian government sanctioned lower pay for thousands of temporary foreign workers compared to Canadian workers in 2013, documents obtained by the Alberta Federation of Labour show.


Fri Aug 15, 2014

Sys-Con Media

Alberta Companies Given Green Light to Underpay Thousands of TFWs

Internal government documents obtained by the Alberta Federation of Labour show that Alberta companies were given the green light to underpay thousands of Temporary Foreign Workers in 2013.



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