Campaigns

  • In December 2016, MWC and its partners launched the “Rising Up Against Unjust Recruitment Campaign”. This campaign advocates for harsher penalties for employers and agents who are charging illegal and unscrupulous recruitment fees to workers, and also advocates for stronger protections for workers who have been charged these fees. See risingup.ca for further details.
  • In October 2015, MWC and other members of the Coalition of Migrant Workers Rights Canada launched the “MoVE Campaign” (Mobility, Voice and Equality for Migrant Workers). This campaign was launched to advocate for open work permits, an end to the 4 year time limit on workers’ ability to stay, and permanent status on arrival for migrant workers. See migrantrights.ca for more information.

In addition, MWC supports the following campaigns: