Canada: Who’s looking out for Tim Hortons’ temporary foreign workers?

Erik Flores came to Canada full of optimism that his new job at a Tim Hortons franchise near Regina would open doors to a “beautiful life.”

Instead, the 21-year-old from Mexico says he found himself walking to work in the snow and living in a basement with five other Mexican men.

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The job at Tim Hortons didn’t work out, and today he is waiting for a work permit under Saskatchewan’s provincial nominee program. The whole experience, he says, left him feeling used and exploited

Who’s looking out for Tim Hortons’ temporary foreign workers? – Canada – CBC News

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