January 8, 2016

Maple Leaf Foods offers to hire Syrian refugees at plants in Manitoba, Alberta

By John Cotter in CBC

Maple Leaf Foods Inc. is offering to hire Syrian refugees to fill vacant jobs at two of its meat plants.

The company, like others in Canada’s meat sector, is dealing with a chronic shortage of employees that has been exacerbated by restrictions placed on the temporary foreign worker program.

“We would be very pleased and honoured to be part of the solution in terms of helping find employment for the Syrian refugees,” said Rory McAlpine, a senior vice-president at Maple Leaf.

“We have jobs available.”

Read more.

You might also like these articles

Enjoyed the article? Share it with your colleagues to enjoy aswell

Subscribe to our newsletter
Monthly updates.
Curated content.


By submitting this form, you are consenting to receive marketing emails from: Hire Immagrants, 415 Yonge St., Suite 701, Toronto, ON, M5B2E7, http://www.hireimmigrants.ca. You can revoke your consent to receive emails at any time by using the SafeUnsubscribe® link, found at the bottom of every email. Emails are serviced by Constant Contact