Category Archives: Live in Caregivers

GTA Live in caregiver only paid $100 per month for two years

A live-in caregiver originally from Uganda is suing a Brampton woman for $195,000 in back pay and damages after only being paid $100 per month for two years of 16-hour days since March 2008, when she came to Canada. Woman’s live-in caregiver contract worthless The woman had a contract with her employer for $427.50 per […]

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Some Live-in Caregivers Abusing New Rules

New Canadian Live-in Caregiver Regulations Create An Easy “In” To Canada A while back, we wrote about how the new Live in Caregiver rules are causing issues for Canadian employers. Now stories are coming out that are bearing our predictions true unfortunately. The Canadian media has been picking up on several stories about Canadians being […]

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New Live-In Caregiver rules create problems for sponsors

New rules for live-in caregivers coming to Canada In April of 2010, new rules were introduced to govern Canada’s live-in caregiver program, offering live-in caregivers more protection against their employers. The Association of Caregivers and Nanny Agencies Canada is now reporting that many people are abusing Canada’s Live-In Caregiver Program to get into the country. […]

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Changes to the Live in Caregiver Program Announced

New Changes to the Live in Caregiver Program Minister of Citizenship, Immigration and Multiculturalism Jason Kenney said on Sunday that changes have been proposed to the rules that govern live-in caregivers. The proposed changes include that employers will have to cover the costs of the caregivers’ travel to Canada, their workplace safety insurance and any […]

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Be Nice to your Nannies! The Ruby Dhalla Controversy and Live in Caregivers in Canada

The Ruby Dhalla Controversy and Live in Caregivers in Canada A great deal has been written and played out in the media about the Ruby Dhalla-Nanny scandal.  For those of you on a desert island, Ruby Dhalla, an outspoken and very charismatic MP had allegedly hired three foreign live in caregivers (nannies), making them work […]

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Live in Caregiver Applications: Stricter Regulation for Foreign Nanny Agents are Needed

Canadian live in caregiver scams on the rise Today, The Toronto Star reported on a work permit scam that is apparently on the rise in Canada – Live in Caregiver Recruitment pursuant to the Canadian Live in Caregiver work permit category. It sounds legitimate enough, but there are numerous legal issues involved. The Live in […]

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