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Internal doc: Jason Kenney knew airlines were flying around TFW rules

Jason Kenney’s department permitted airlines to hire foreign pilots under the Temporary Foreign Worker Program after acknowledging carriers were sidestepping “requirements and guidance,” an internal memo says.   “Requiring Sunwing and Canjet to change too quickly may put these Canadian companies at risk,” Employment Minister Jason Kenney was advised last October in a memo from […]

May 6, 2014

Jason Kenney’s department permitted airlines to hire foreign pilots under the Temporary Foreign Worker Program after acknowledging carriers were sidestepping “requirements and guidance,” an internal memo says.

 

“Requiring Sunwing and Canjet to change too quickly may put these Canadian companies at risk,” Employment Minister Jason Kenney was advised last October in a memo from his Deputy Minister, Ian Shugart.

“Furthermore, refusing the current applications for reasons other than not meeting current program requirements and guidance this close to the Canadian…