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Minutes of Proceedings

42nd Parliament, 1st Session
Meeting No. 51
Wednesday, February 22, 2017, 3:38 p.m. to 5:40 p.m.
In Camera
Borys Wrzesnewskyj, Chair (Liberal)

Library of Parliament
• Julie Béchard, Analyst
• Sandra Elgersma, Analyst
Pursuant to Standing Order 108(2) and the motion adopted by the Committee on Thursday, February 25, 2016, the Committee resumed its study on family reunification.

The Committee resumed consideration of a draft report.

It was agreed, — That a final version of the report be circulated to the members as soon as possible.

It was agreed, — That the draft report, as amended, be adopted.

It was agreed, — That the report be entitled: "Family Reunification".

It was agreed, — That the Committee append to its report any dissenting and/or supplementary opinions provided that they are no more than ten (10) pages in length, in the same style and format as the report (Arial, 12 point, single space); and that it is submitted electronically in both official languages to the Clerk of the Committee, no later than Monday, March 6, 2017 at 5:00 p.m. (EST).

It was agreed, — That the Chair, Clerk and analysts be authorized to make such grammatical and editorial changes as may be necessary without changing the substance of the report.

It was agreed, — That, pursuant to Standing Order 109, the Committee request that the Government table a comprehensive response to the report.

ORDERED, — That the Chair present the report to the House.

The Committee proceeded to the consideration of matters related to Committee business.

It was agreed, — That in relation to the study on immigration to Atlantic Canada, the proposed budget in the amount of $82,346.60, for the Committee’s travel to St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador; Halifax, Nova Scotia; Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island; and Moncton, Cap-Pele and Fredericton, New Brunswick in Spring - Summer 2017, be adopted.

It was agreed, — That the Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship be invited to appear on the ministerial mandate letter as well as on the Supplementary Estimates (C) 2016-17; and that the appearance take place forthwith.

At 5:40 p.m., the Committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.

Erica Pereira
Clerk of the Committee