Significant Change to Temporary Foreign Worker Legislation
Above photo: Egmont MP Bobby Morrissey poses with a group of temporary foreign workers following a meeting in which they told him about many of the challenges they face.
Worker Advocates and Fishing Industry on P.E.I. Applaud End of Four-in, Four-out Restriction
In 2013, a group of Filipino women working on Prince Edward Island as part of the Temporary Foreign Worker (TFW) Program wrote a letter to then Minister of Citizenship and Immigration Chris Alexander.
The women were rapidly ...
Back in Business in Brudenell: Mothballed Lobster Plant Given Renewed Life Under New Owners
There is growing excitement in eastern Prince Edward Island regarding the fate of a shuttered fish processing plant.
The facility is in the community of Brudenell and was formerly operated by Mariner Seafoods. At its peak, it employed more than 300 people processing fish and at one point vegetables.
But the global recession hit the facility hard and its owners did not renew their lease in 2013.
However, a new owner has taken the facility under its wing and is gearing up to reopen in ...