Cowichan Conversations: McDonalds Treating Foreign Workers Like Slaves

Richard Hughes-Political Blogger McDonalds, and several other Canadian firms are being investigated following reports of exploitation and abuse from victimized foreign workers. I have often wondered about the staff at many different fast food outlets who might have been brought in on the foreign worker program, but did not know if they were being scammed ...

Cowichan Conversations: Threat of Hiring 201 Chinese Workers Reveals Deep Problems

Richard Hughes-Political Blogger   The problems of so called labour shortages reflects both Federal and Provincial Government’s failed policies caused by cutting training programs at home. Labour unions understandably are ringing the bell. The Canadian Press reports: Controversial plans to hire 201 Chinese workers at a proposed mine in northern  British Columbia have prompted Ottawa ...