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Minutes of Proceedings

42nd Parliament, 1st Session
Meeting 147
Thursday, February 28, 2019, 3:34 p.m. to 5:36 p.m.
Robert Oliphant, Chair (Liberal)

• Dan Albas for Hon. Michelle Rempel (Conservative)
• Michael V. McLeod for Ramez Ayoub (Liberal)
Library of Parliament
• Julie Béchard, Analyst
• Madalina Chesoi, Analyst
Statistics Canada
• Josée Bégin, Director, Labour Statistics Division
• Vincent Dale, Assistant Director, Labour Statistics Division
Department of Employment and Social Development
• Gilles Bérubé, Director, Labour Market and Skills Research Division
• Stephen Johnson, Director General, Labour Market Information Directorate
• Geoffrey Oliver, Director, Policy Research Analysis and Geomatics
Migrant Workers Alliance for Change
• Syed Hussan, Coordinator
Superior Weanlings Ltd.
• Dennis Kuijpers, Owner, Farming
Fox Sand Farming Limited
• Edward McElhone, Owner/Operator
• Llewellyn Opperman, Supervisor
Pursuant to Standing Order 108(2) and the motion adopted by the Committee on Thursday, March 1, 2018, the Committee resumed its study of migration challenges and opportunities for Canada in the 21st century.

Syed Hussan, by videoconference from Toronto, Ontario, Dennis Kuijpers, by videoconference from Brandon, Manitoba, Edward McElhone and Llewellyn Opperman made statements and answered questions.

At 4:35 p.m., the sitting was suspended.

At 4:39 p.m., the sitting resumed.

Josée Bégin and Stephen Johnson made statements and, with Vincent Dale and Gilles Bérubé, answered questions.

At 5:36 p.m., the Committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.

Evelyn Lukyniuk
Clerk of the Committee