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Minutes of Proceedings

42nd Parliament, 1st Session
Meeting No. 43
Tuesday, December 6, 2016, 3:32 p.m. to 5:18 p.m.
Televised
Presiding
Jenny Kwan, Vice-Chair (NDP)

• John Nater for David Tilson (Conservative)
• Shannon Stubbs for Bob Saroya (Conservative)
Library of Parliament
• Julie Béchard, Analyst
• Sandra Elgersma, Analyst
• Hon. John McCallum, P.C., M.P., Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship
Department of Citizenship and Immigration
• Dawn Edlund, Associate Assistant Deputy Minister, Operations
• David Manicom, Acting Assistant Deputy Minister, Strategic and Program Policy
• Daniel Mills, Assistant Deputy Minister, Chief Financial Officer, Finance
• Marta Morgan, Deputy Minister
• Robert Orr, Assistant Deputy Minister, Operations


• Hon. John McCallum, P.C., M.P., Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship
Department of Citizenship and Immigration
• Dawn Edlund, Associate Assistant Deputy Minister, Operations
• David Manicom, Acting Assistant Deputy Minister, Strategic and Program Policy
• Daniel Mills, Assistant Deputy Minister, Chief Financial Officer, Finance
• Marta Morgan, Deputy Minister
• Robert Orr, Assistant Deputy Minister, Operations
Pursuant to Standing Order 108(2) and the motion adopted by the Committee on Tuesday, November 1, 2016, the Committee commenced its study of the Canada's 2017 immigration levels plan; and


Pursuant to Standing Order 108(2) and the motion adopted by the Committee on Tuesday, November 1, 2016, the Committee commenced its study of the subject matter of the Supplementary Estimates (B) 2016-17: Votes 1b and 5b under Citizenship and Immigration.


The Minister made a statement and, with Marta Morgan and Robert Orr, answered questions.

Motion

Shannon Stubbs moved, — That, pursuant to Standing Order 108(2), the Committee study the detrimental impacts of the closure of the Vegreville Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Case Processing Centre; that the study be comprised of at least three (3) meetings; that departmental officials be present for at least one meeting; and that the Committee report its findings to the House.

Debate arose thereon.

Motion

Gary Anandasangaree moved, — That the debate be now adjourned.

The question was put on the motion and it was agreed to on the following recorded division:

YEAS: Gary Anandasangaree, Julie Dzerowicz, Ali Ehsassi, Randeep Sarai, Salma Zahid — 5;

NAYS: Jenny Kwan, John Nater, Michelle Rempel, Shannon Stubbs — 4.

At 5:18 p.m., the Committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.



Erica Pereira
Clerk of the Committee