Did you know… migrant workers experience exploitation not only by unscrupulous employers but also recruiters and immigration consultants in Canada and overseas? Workers are paying exorbitant fees for promises of well-paying jobs and permanent residency that never materialize upon their arrival in Canada.

In April, The Globe and Mail newspaper published three articles on the exploitation of migrant workers in Canada.

Did you know… migrant workers experience exploitation not only by unscrupulous employers but also recruiters and immigration consultants in Canada and overseas. Workers are paying exorbitant fees for promises of well-paying jobs and permanent residency that never materialize upon their arrival in Canada.

In April, The Globe and Mail newspaper published three articles on the exploitation of migrant workers in Canada.

False promises: Foreign workers are falling prey to a sprawling web of labour trafficking in Canada

Making people pay for jobs in this country is illegal. It’s also a lucrative business for some recruiters, immigration consultants and employment agents who offer hope, but deliver exploitation. The Globe investigates the dirty trade of human trafficking.

Read about the investigation on the Globe and Mail website.

We can no longer ignore the exploitation of migrant workers in Canada

When it comes to migrant-worker exploitation, Canada lost its innocence years ago. The Globe and Mail’s investigation into labour trafficking shines a new light on how networks of extortion, fraud and wage theft prey on low-wage migrant workers in Canada.

Read the editorial on the Globe and Mail website.

Threats, crippling debt and lives lost: Human trafficking leaves foreign workers suffering in silence

Misled by recruitment agents about jobs in Canada, some foreign workers have been pushed into the underground economy. For others, the cost is far higher.

Read the article on the Globe and Mail website.

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