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WATCH Jason Kenney talk about TFW inspections that never happened

Employment Minister Jason Kenney talked tough Friday when he and Immigration Minister Chris Alexander announced reforms to Canada’s Temporary Foreign Worker Program. Kenney played up “stronger enforcement” and “tougher penalties” — claiming the government will be “massively increasing” the number of inspections so one in four employers using the TFWP will be inspected each year. […]

June 20, 2014

Employment Minister Jason Kenney talked tough Friday when he and Immigration Minister Chris Alexander announced reforms to Canada’s Temporary Foreign Worker Program.

Kenney played up “stronger enforcement” and “tougher penalties” — claiming the government will be “massively increasing” the number of inspections so one in four employers using the TFWP will be inspected each year.

At least that’s the commitment (with just another 20 new inspectors, up to 60 in total.)

Set aside the fact that the Conservatives,…