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Minutes of Proceedings

42nd Parliament, 1st Session
Meeting No. 73
Thursday, October 5, 2017, 8:47 a.m. to 10:38 a.m.
Robert Oliphant, Chair (Liberal)

• Emmanuel Dubourg for Salma Zahid (Liberal)
• Glen Motz for Bob Saroya (Conservative)
• Jennifer O'Connell for Nick Whalen (Liberal)
• Raj Saini for Randeep Sarai (Liberal)
Library of Parliament
• Julie Béchard, Analyst
• Madalina Chesoi, Acting Analyst
• Hon. Ralph Goodale, Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness
• Hon. Ahmed Hussen, Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship
Department of National Defence
• BGen Lise Bourgon, Director General Operations, Strategic Joint Staff
Canada Border Services Agency
• Jacques Cloutier, Acting Vice-President, Operations
Royal Canadian Mounted Police
• Joanne Crampton, Assistant Commissioner, Federal Policing Criminal Operations
Department of Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development
• Niall Cronin, Director, North America Advocacy
Department of Citizenship and Immigration
• Michael MacDonald, Director General, Operations Sector
• Paul MacKinnon, Assistant Deputy Minister, Strategic and Program Policy
Department of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness
• Patrick Tanguy, Assistant Deputy Minister, Government Operations Centre, Emergency Management and Programs Branch
Pursuant to Standing Order 108(2), the Committee resumed a briefing on the issue of asylum seekers irregularly entering Canada from the United States.

The Ministers made statements and, with Jacques Cloutier and Michael MacDonald, answered questions.

At 9:48 a.m., the sitting was suspended.

At 9:51 a.m., the sitting resumed.

Niall Cronin and BGen Lise Bourgon made statements and answered questions.

At 10:38 a.m., the Committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.

Erica Pereira
Clerk of the Committee