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Minutes of Proceedings

42nd Parliament, 1st Session
Meeting 157
Tuesday, May 7, 2019, 9:02 a.m. to 11:58 a.m.
Hon. Michelle Rempel, Vice-Chair (Conservative)

House of Commons
• Paul Cardegna, Procedural Clerk
Library of Parliament
• Julie Béchard, Analyst
• Madalina Chesoi, Analyst
As individuals
• Alli Amlani, President, Inter-Connections Canada Inc.
• Ryan Dean
• Louis-René Gagnon
• Ravi Jain, Lawyer, Green and Spiegel LLP
• David LeBlanc, Managing Director, Senior Immigration Consultant, Ferreira-Wells Immigrations Services Inc.
• Andrew Roman, Retired Lawyer
• Lisa Trabucco, Assistant Professor, Faculty of Law, University of Windsor
Canadian Association of Professional Immigration Consultants
• Dory Jade, Chief Executive Officer
• Gerd Damitz, Member
Pursuant to Standing Order 108(2) and the motion adopted by the Committee on Monday, April 29, 2019, the Committee resumed its study of the subject matter of clauses 291 to 300 (Part 4, Division 15) (An Act respecting the College of Immigration and Citizenship Consultants) of Bill C-97, An Act to implement certain provisions of the budget tabled in Parliament on March 19, 2019 and other measures.

Louis-René Gagnon and Dory Jade made statements and, with Gerd Damitz, answered questions.

At 10:00 a.m., the sitting was suspended.

At 10:07 a.m., the sitting resumed.

Andrew Roman, by videoconference from Toronto, Ontario, Alli Amlani and David LeBlanc made statements and answered questions.

At 11:01 a.m., the sitting was suspended.

At 11:07 a.m., the sitting resumed.

Ryan Dean, Ravi Jain and Lisa Trabucco made statements and answered questions.

At 11:31 a.m., Jenny Kwan took the Chair.

At 11:43 a.m., Michelle Rempel took the Chair.

On motion of Ramez Ayoub, it was agreed, — That, keeping with the spirit of 106(2), the Committee hereby appoints Nick Whalen as Acting Chair, who shall be vested with all the powers and authority of the Chair; this appointment shall expire on Friday, May 10, 2019; this appointment may be extended by the Committee by resolution; and the Clerk of the Committee shall advise the Clerk of the House of this resolution.

At 11:57 a.m., Nick Whalen took the Chair.

At 11:58 a.m., the Committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.

Evelyn Lukyniuk
Clerk of the Committee