May 2, 2014

Canada Is Hooked on Foreign Workers

Margaret Wente, Globe and Mail

The Associated Press

Canadians have a love-hate affair with foreign workers. We’re worried that they’re stealing jobs from needy, unemployed Canadians, including our own kids. But we also know we can’t live without them. Who would pack our fish and pick our peaches? How would the upper middle class survive without Filipino nannies to mind the kids?

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