December 9, 2022

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Passports: Forced to lose job

Although Ottawa declines to say how many of the 600 employees hired to strengthen Passport Offices are employed, teachers, educators and factory workers will have to retire from work to hit the crane.

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“We asked for leave,” sighed Julie Audett, a childcare educator, who met yesterday at the passport office of the Fairview Shopping Center in Pointe-Claire.

“I lost $ 140 today because I could not go to work. We arrived at 5:15 p.m. There were already fifty people there, ”said his daughter, Coralie Vesina, 19, a factory sender.

“Instead of enjoying this with my granddaughter I missed personal vacation,” Tristan Knott, a physical education teacher, denounced.

Yesterday, while passing Registration At the passport office of the Fairview Shopping Center in Pointe-Claire, people lined up their chairs in a large dusty room near the entrance to the passport kiosk.

Yesterday, at the Fairview Shopping Center in Pointe-Claire, after a six-hour wait, Tristan Knot regretted losing his day.

Photo by Francis Hall

Yesterday, at the Fairview Shopping Center in Pointe-Claire, after a six-hour wait, Tristan Knot regretted losing his day.

Brothel in Quebec

At the Place de la Sid passport office in Quebec, 280 kilometers away, history repeats itself.

After returning to Quebec from Trois-Rivières on Tuesday, Pascal Chamberlain and his son did not want to take any risks. Yesterday, at 5:30 a.m., there were already forty people in line at the passport office in the Place de la City.

Equipped with blankets and camping chairs they waited until 2pm.

“A little serious confusion,” lamented the mother.

At the end of the line, pregnant Amelie Lessard was standing. “I expected there to be a wait, but I don’t think it’s overflowing like that,” he said.

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“It’s depressing. I wanted to leave next week. This is the third time I’ve been here,” Jerome Brown said a stone’s distance.

“It’s a hover system. It’s incredible! Charles Cote, who came with his daughter, was furious.” From 8:15 a.m. to 2 p.m., she advanced 50 feet, “he lamented.

Julie Adette and her daughter, Coralie Vesina, were tired of moving their folding chair one meter every ten minutes.

Photo by Francis Hall

Julie Adette and her daughter, Coralie Vesina, were tired of moving their folding chair one meter every ten minutes.

No numbers

In recent days, employment and community development have not been able to tell through Canada (ESDC) Registration How many of the 600 newly announced Passport Office staff were on duty?

Last Monday, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau mentioned nearly 500 hires.

“I understand there are people who are facing deadlines. We do everything we can to expedite the process because, yes, Canadians want to travel and we want to welcome the people here, ”he said.

To achieve this, Service Canada wants to hire another 600 employees and up to 600 must be hired to provide passport services.

Since April 1, 317,000 passports have been issued. Ottawa expects to deliver between 3.6 million and 4.3 million this year.

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