Tag: Foreign

Is the solution to our labour shortage more foreign workers? Businesses say yes, others say it’s a way to fill vacancies without raising wages

As worker shortages persist and government subsidies approach their end, a growing number of industry groups — largely in food services — are asking the federal government to let them host more temporary foreign workers to fill jobs. Last month the Canadian Meat Council began lobbying the federal government to relax its limit on how…

Russian Foreign Ministry denounces ‘aggression’ that aims to ‘silence’ RT after YouTube bans two German-language channels

YouTube’s censorship of two German-language RT channels is part of ongoing ‘aggression’ against the outlet with both tacit and overt approval of Berlin, and will be met with adequate reprisals, the Russian Foreign Ministry said. The Google-owned video platform deleted RT DE and Der Fehlende Part (DFP) channels on Tuesday, saying they attempted to circumvent…

Claims Russia restricting international media are false, foreign ministry insists, as Dutch-backed business news site VTimes folds

One of Russia’s top diplomats insisted on Thursday that journalists working for overseas outlets in the country have the same rights as domestic media, and that the ‘foreign agent’ labeling law is a response to American measures. Speaking as part of a meeting at the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum, Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova…

Moscow to ban state officials & military personnel from holding foreign citizenships & residence permits as part of major reform

Russian President Vladimir Putin has introduced a new bill to ban civil servants and armed forces personnel from holding other allegiances. The measure is set to apply to around one million state employees. They will be prohibited from holding foreign citizenships and residence permits under the plan, which has been published in the State Duma’s…