Regulations Amending the Immigration and Refugee Protection Regulations (Temporary Foreign Workers): SOR/2022-142

Date Announced:

June 20, 2022

Active Period:

Effective September 26, 2022


Canada Gazette, Part II, Volume 156, Number 14
Registration SOR/2022-142 June 21, 2022
P.C. 2022-706 June 20, 2022

Foreign Workers' Rights Enhanced In Canada Through New Regulatory Amendments
These amendments impact the Temporary Foreign Workers Program, and the International Mobility Program, placing greater responsibility on employers to protect the rights of foreign workers.

The regulatory amendments aim to protect foreign workers' rights and to improve employer compliance by addressing gaps in worker protections, workplace conditions for foreign workers, and ensuring access to information on employment rights, as well as focusing on providing improved access to healthcare services for foreign workers.

Departments and Agencies:

Economic and Social Development Canada | Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada | Privy Council Office

Type of Administrative Action:

Immigration Category:

Economic migrants | Temporary foreign workers | Temporary residents


abuse; foreign workers rights; International Mobility Program (IMP); Temporary Foreign Workers Program (TFWP)

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