Q essay: Why new fees for foreign acts are a mistake


Changes to the Temporary Foreign Worker program are set to make each member of visiting bands pay steeper fees to perform in Canada. Critics, including many promoters and small club owners, say the changes will keep emerging international acts out of the Canadian music scene.

Jian argues this move is, quite simply, a big mistake.

Have you read about the changes? Do you agree that they are misguided? Why or why not?

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