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Minutes of Proceedings

43rd Parliament, 1st Session
Meeting 11
Friday, May 22, 2020, 2:03 p.m. to 4:09 p.m.
Webcast
Presiding
Pat Finnigan, Chair (Liberal)

House of Commons
• Aimée Belmore, Procedural Clerk
• Grant McLaughlin, Procedural Clerk
 
Library of Parliament
• Corentin Bialais, Analyst
• Natacha Kramski, Guide
• Hon. Marco Mendicino, P.C., M.P., Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship
Department of Citizenship and Immigration
• Marian Campbell Jarvis, Assistant Deputy Minister, Strategic and Program Policy
• Louis Dumas, Acting Associate Assistant Deputy Minister, Operations
• Matt de Vlieger, Director General, Immigration
Department of Employment and Social Development
• Jonathan Wallace, Director General, Temporary Foreign Workers Program
Pursuant to the order of reference of Wednesday, April 29, 2020, the committee resumed its study of the Canadian response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

The Minister made a statement and, with the witnesses, answered questions.

At 3:05 p.m., the sitting was suspended.

At 3:12 p.m., the sitting resumed.

It was agreed, — That, in relation to the study of the Canadian response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Chair, in consultation with the clerks and analysts, assemble panels in preparation for the meeting scheduled for Friday, May 29, 2020; and that, to the extent possible, these panels consist of witnesses suggested by the recognized parties in the following sectors: poultry and eggs, the grain sector, and the meat processing sector.

At 4:09 p.m., the committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.



Marc-Olivier Girard
Clerk of the Committee