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42nd Parliament, 1st Session (December 3, 2015 - September 11, 2019)

M-39, Immigration to Atlantic Canada

Reports and Government Responses

Report 14: Immigration to Atlantic Canada: Moving to the Future
  • Adopted by the Committee: November 6, 2017
  • Presented to the House: November 9, 2017
Report 13: M-39, Immigration to Atlantic Canada - Request for extension
  • Adopted by the Committee: October 16, 2017
  • Presented to the House: October 26, 2017
  • No Government Response requested
  • Concurred in by the House: October 26, 2017
The Committee is studying settlement services provided for newcomers. The study will focus on the range of services available and best practices in service delivery; criteria for measuring success; gathering information on the supply of and demand for services and their funding; and current partnerships with the provinces, territories and organizations providing services.


That the Standing Committee on Citizenship and Immigration be instructed to undertake a study on immigration to Atlantic Canada, to consider, among other things, (i) the challenges associated with an aging population and shrinking population base, (ii) retention of current residents and the challenges of retaining new immigrants, (iii) possible recommendations on how to increase immigration to the region, (iv) analysis of the Atlantic Immigration Pilot initiatives associated with the Atlantic Growth Strategy; and that the Committee report its findings to the House within one year of the adoption of this motion


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