Daybreak North | Oct 24, 2012 | 9:21
Mine defends hiring Chinese workers for Tumbler Ridge prject
The B.C. Federation of Labour is calling for a suspension of Canada's Temporary Foreign Worker program and an investigation into how roughly 200 Chinese nationals were recruited to work at the Murray River underground coal mine near Tumbler Ridge. Jody Shimkus is the HD Mining's Vice President of Environmental and Regulatory Affairs, and she defended her company's decision.