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  1. Federal government sanctioned lower pay for temporary foreign workersRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 19 | Journal of Commerce

    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.

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  2. Documents show feds allowed companies to underpay temporary foreign workers: unionRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 15 | CTV

    The federal government gave companies across Canada approval to hire temporary foreign workers for less than market wage in 2013, the Alberta Federation of Labour says.

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  3. Hiring foreign: A local perspectiveRead the original story

    Friday Aug 15 | St. Albert Gazette

    ... high-skilled workers, and the general cost of living, he said. 'As we endeavour to attract high-skilled workers to Alberta to drive the economy both in Alberta and for the entire country, these high-skilled workers will expect more than a ...

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  4. Documents show Canadian government sanctioned lower pay for thousands of temporary foreign workersRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 15 | Journal of Commerce

    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.

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  5. Alberta Companies Given Green Light to Underpay Thousands of TFWsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 15 | Market Wire

    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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  6. Hiring foreign: A local perspectiveRead the original story

    Wednesday Aug 13 | St. Albert Gazette

    ... high-skilled workers, and the general cost of living, he said. 'As we endeavour to attract high-skilled workers to Alberta to drive the economy both in Alberta and for the entire country, these high-skilled workers will expect more than a ...

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  7. Hiring foreign: A local perspectiveRead the original story

    Wednesday Aug 13 | St. Albert Gazette

    ... high-skilled workers, and the general cost of living, he said. 'As we endeavour to attract high-skilled workers to Alberta to drive the economy both in Alberta and for the entire country, these high-skilled workers will expect more than a ...

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  8. Marijuana plants seizedRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 6 | SoVaNow.com

    ... with intent to sell, give or distribute marijuana. He is currently being held at the Meherrin River Regional Jail in Alberta under a $10,000 bond. His hearing date is set for Nov. 13 at the Mecklenburg County General District Court. Hawkins ...

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  9. Jason Kenney's Calgary Southeast riding no longer pulling in out-of-province cashRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 29, 2014 | CBC News

    ... the local Conservative riding association reported a modest dip in donations, from $102,466 to $94,521. Outside the Alberta heartland, Don Valley West saw its annual numbers fall from $136,801.51 to $81,795.00, which resulted in a drop from 4th to ... 2 comments

  10. PC leadership hopeful McIver urges Alberta solution to temporary foreign worker programRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 14, 2014 | Edmonton Journal

    ... candidate Ric McIver meets with Harjit Mann, Moti Mahal restaurant owner, during a campaign announcement urging Alberta's government to push Ottawa for a revamp of changes to the temporary foreign workers program. Tory leadership candidate Ric ...

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  11. Alberta talent recognized by Emmys for work on 'Fargo'Read the original story

    Jul 11, 2014 | GlobalNews

    Alberta-born cinematographer Matthew J. Lloyd always thought he'd have to go to New York or Los Angeles to find success.

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  12. Calgary cinematographer celebrates Emmy nomination for - Fargo'Read the original story

    Jul 10, 2014 | Telegram

    Alberta-born cinematographer Matthew J. Lloyd always thought he'd have to go to New York or Los Angeles to find success.

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  13. Fargo's 18 Emmy nominations includes a bumper crop for Alberta workersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 10, 2014 | Canada.com

    ... producer Chad Oakes, who heads Calgary's Nomadic Pictures with Mike Frislev. "We fought so hard to bring this to Alberta for us to produce here instead of Manitoba or Winnipeg. We're very happy for this acknowledgment for all the Alberta and Calgary ...

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  14. Actress shifts styles for 'Les Mis'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 7, 2014 | SoVaNow.com

    Thirty year old Tameka Coleman of Alberta died Saturday when the motorcycle she was driving ran off the road into a ditch.

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  15. Trudeau: Temporary foreign worker program 'anti-Alberta'Read the original story

    Jul 7, 2014 | Canadian Content

    Trudeau: Temporary foreign worker program 'anti-Alberta' OTTAWA -- Justin Trudeau is describing the Conservative government's embattled temporary foreign worker program as "one of the most anti-Alberta federal policies we've seen in decades."

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  16. Woman, 30, dies in Brunswick County motorcycle crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 5, 2014 | The Virginian-Pilot

    ... woman died earlier this evening after her motorcycle ran off the road in Brunswick County, Va. Tameka Coleman of Alberta, Va., was driving northbound on Route 628 after 7:15 p.m. when she lost control of her motorcycle, ran off the road into a ditch ...

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  17. Monday's Letters: Slap in the face for disability advocatesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 30, 2014 | Edmonton Journal

    ... aides form a picket line outside Artspace Housing Co-operative after going on legal strike May 7, 2014. The Alberta Union of Provincial Employees has added insult to injury in its treatment of Albertans with disabilities who are striving to maintain ...

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  18. Temporary foreign workers, and the kind of Canada we wantRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 27, 2014 | The Globe and Mail

    ... jobs in Western Canada, does appear to have had exactly that effect. According to Mr. Kenney, median wages in Alberta have grown at far above the rate of inflation since 2006 - that is, we remind you, a good news story - but over the same period, ...

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  19. Trudeau calls Tory handling of TFW file the most 'anti-Alberta' policy in yearsRead the original story

    Jun 26, 2014 | Weyburn Review

    ... is describing the Conservative government's embattled temporary foreign worker program as "one of the most anti-Alberta federal policies we've seen in decades." The Liberal leader made the remarks this week in Fort McMurray while campaigning in ...

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  20. Trudeau calls TFW program 'anti-Alberta'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 20, 2014 | The Daily Townsman

    Justin Trudeau is describing the Conservative government's embattled temporary foreign worker program as "one of the most anti-Alberta federal policies we've seen in decades."

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