For Immediate Release
Tuesday, July 15, 2014
Candidates for Premier Look to Open TFW Floodgates
PC Leadership contenders all buy into bogus labour shortage claims
Edmonton – Ric McIver is using bogus claims of a provincial labour shortage as a scare tactic in the race to become Alberta’s new premier.
Neither of his rivals, Jim Prentice nor Thomas Lukaszuk, has refuted the premise of his argument that the province needs more control over the Temporary Foreign Worker Program (TFWP) to give employers more access to cheap, disposable workers. http://www.calgaryherald.com/news/politics/leadership+hopeful+McIver+urges+Alberta+solution/10029973/story.html