Canadians Against The Temporary Foreign Worker Program



March 28, 2014 17:04 ET

Alberta Workers Rally Against the Temporary Foreign Worker Program at Canada Place

EDMONTON, ALBERTA--(Marketwired - March 28, 2014) - The Temporary Foreign Worker Program (TFWP) has been radically transformed under the Conservative government of Stephen Harper. Construction and maintenance workers from across the province will be gathering in Edmonton on Saturday, March 29, to draw attention to their concerns that the TFWP is being used to displace Canadian workers from good jobs.

What: Rally Against the Temporary Foreign Worker Program
Leaders of the grassroots 'Canadians Against the Temporary Foreign Worker Program' will be available for comment.
When: 2:00pm, Saturday March 29, 2014
Where: Canada Place (Jasper Avenue and 98 Street)
Speakers: Brian O'Donnell, Canadians Against the Temporary Foreign Worker Program
Reid Paquette, Canadians Against the Temporary Foreign Worker Program
Gil McGowan, Alberta Federation of Labour President
Linda Duncan, MP Edmonton-Strathcona and Official Opposition Critic for Western Economic Diversification
Rachel Notley, MLA Edmonton-Strathcona

Contact Information

  • MEDIA CONTACTS:
    Canadians Against the Temporary Foreign Worker Program
    Brian O'Donnell
    780.660.3774 (cell)

    Alberta Federation of Labour
    Olav Rokne
    Communications Director
    780.289.6528 (cell)

    Linda Duncan's Office
    Erica Bullwinkle
    780-782-5686 (cell)

    Alberta NDP
    Colin McGarrigle
    Communications Officer
    780.644.4556