TFW Program’s ‘Four-in, Four-out’ Rule Scrapped

Ottawa has done away with the Temporary Foreign Worker Program’s four-year cumulative duration rule. The cumulative duration rule was put in place in April 2011, limiting work for some temporary foreign workers in Canada to four years, who then became ineligible to work in Canada for the next four years. “We think it’s quite positive,” said Bill Ferreira, CCA’s vice-president of government relations and public affairs. He added that while the CCA will still wait and see what the changes look like, they are excited the government is looking to create a pathway. Read more