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Employment Minister Pierre Poilievre answers a question in the House of Commons on March 23, 2015. In 2011, the Conservative government set April 1, 2015, as the deadline for temporary foreign workers in low-skilled jobs to either become permanent residents or return home. (The Canadian Press/Adrian Wyld)
Employment Minister Pierre Poilievre answers a question in the House of Commons on March 23, 2015. In 2011, the Conservative government set April 1, 2015, as the deadline for temporary foreign workers in low-skilled jobs to either become permanent residents or return home. (The Canadian Press/Adrian Wyld)

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