CIMM Committee Meeting
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Minutes of Proceedings
Laurie Hunter made a statement and, with Ümit Kiziltan and Corinne Prince, answered questions.
Shannon Stubbs moved, — That, pursuant to Standing Order 108(2), the committee invite the Minister of Immigration, Refugees, and Citizenship to appear before committee and explain discrepancies between government claims that closing the Vegreville immigration processing centre was done for budgetary reasons and the new information showing that it was not.
Marwan Tabbara 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, René Arseneault, Darrell Samson, Marwan Tabbara, Salma Zahid — 5;
NAYS: Jenny Kwan, Michelle Rempel, Shannon Stubbs, David Tilson — 4.
Jenny Kwan moved, — That the Committee resume debate on the motion moved by Jenny Kwan on Monday, April 10, 2017.
The question was put on the motion and it was negatived on the following recorded division:
YEAS: Jenny Kwan, Michelle Rempel, Shannon Stubbs, David Tilson — 4;
NAYS: Gary Anandasangaree, René Arseneault, Darrell Samson, Marwan Tabbara, Salma Zahid — 5.
Questioning of the witnesses resumed.
At 4:35 p.m., the sitting was suspended.
At 4:39 p.m., the sitting resumed.
Hon. Donald Arseneault and Hon. Sonny Gallant made statements and, with Charles Ayles and Neil Stewart, answered questions.
At 5:34 p.m., the sitting was suspended.
At 5:38 p.m., the sitting resumed.
David Cashaback, Michael MacDonald and Chris Meyers answered questions.
At 6:18 p.m., the sitting was suspended.
At 6:20 p.m., the sitting resumed in camera.
It was agreed, — That a proposed budget in the amount of $39,450.00, for the study on immigration to Atlantic Canada (M-39), be adopted.
At 6:54 p.m., the Committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.