Young Canadians are being shut out of the summer job market and are being left behind. The reality is that while young Canadians can’t find summer work, there seems to be plenty of people employed at entry-level jobs. They just don’t seem to be Canadian. What is happening?

In fact, the number of temporary foreign workers hired at fast food restaurants has increased by 4,802%. You read that right. That is not an error.

Furthermore, temporary foreigners hired to be truck drivers increased by 361%. Something isn’t right here.

Either young Canadians don’t want to work or foreigners are being prioritized over Canadians. But when article after article says young Canadians want to work but can’t, it becomes obvious what is actually happening.

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  • Harrison Faulkner

    Harrison Faulkner is the host of Ratio'd and co-host of Fake News Friday. He is also a journalist and producer for True North based in Toronto. Twitter: @Harry__Faulkner