Hiring a Foreign Worker: What to do Before Arrival

Hiring a Foreign Worker

When hiring a foreign worker, connect with your TFWs before they come to Canada Once hired, it’s important to keep your temporary foreign worker engaged throughout the long processing time. Building trust is the key to making them feel confident about their decision. Many TFWs experience tremendous anxiety over their ability to provide a livelihood […]

Temporary Foreign Workers in Canada: Why they Leave

Temporary Foreign Workers in Canada 2

Let’s look at the main reasons for turnover of temporary foreign workers in Canada. Why do TFWs leave? Is it because they’re looking for more money? Because Canada is just too different? Because they don’t feel like they have enough support? The answers may surprise you. Let’s examine the most common myth… MYTH: Temporary foreign […]

Temporary Workers in Canada: Retention Tips

Temporary Workers in Canada

If they’re not properly prepared, your long-awaited temporary workers in Canada could end up leaving as soon as they’ve arrived. The process of recruiting temporary workers in Canada through the Temporary Foreign Worker Program (TFWP) is time-consuming, costly, and can be frustrating and highly labour intensive. And after spending all the time, money and resources […]

TFWP changes from the federal government


On June 20, 2014, the federal government announced overhauls to the Temporary Foreign Worker Program (TFWP). Read the below links for full details on the TFWP changes. Read the full list of changes here.  |  Visit the TFWP website.   Stay tuned for a full breakdown of the TFWP changes and what this means for your […]

Employer Compliance Review – Webinar Video

Employer Compliance Review Webinar for TFWP

Diamond Global’s webinar on how to understand an Employer Compliance Review (ECR) audit process for the TFWP is now available to watch or share with colleagues. Webinar Title: TFW ECR Audit Process – How to understand an Employer Compliance Review Video Length: 1 Hour To watch the webinar video, simply opt-in to Diamond Global’s Resources […]

Hiring Foreign Workers and Finding them a Home

Hiring Foreign Workers

Employer responsibilities for housing and hiring foreign workers The most frequently asked question from employers new to hiring foreign workers and the Temporary Foreign Worker Program (TFWP) is, “Am I responsible for housing?” The simple answer is that Service Canada requires employers to assist with locating housing prior to the arrival of low skilled workers […]

Temporary Foreign Worker Program – Moratorium Update

The Temporary Foreign Worker Program is a program of last and limited resort, to be accessed by employers facing genuine, acute labour shortages, and only after Canadians are not available to fill the job. In support of this Program mandate, on December 31, 2013 , the Minister of ESDC issued three Ministerial Instructions, one of […]