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Applications for the Caribbean-Canada Seasonal Agriculture Workers Program or SAWP, is now open for those who are interested.
Premier of Nevis, the Hon. Mark Brantley, made this announcement concerning the program.
Premier of Nevis, the Hon. Mark Brantley.
According to Canada.ca, the SAWP program allows employers to hire Temporary Foreign Workers (TFW), when Canadians and permanent residents are not available.
The SAWP operates according to bilateral agreements between Canada and the participating Caribbean countries, such as St. Kitts and Nevis.
It is managed by the Departments of Labour for both St. Kitts and Nevis.
According to Deputy Labour Commissioner, Deon Webb, the workers would be in Canada for three months with the possibility of extension for one year.