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Minutes of Proceedings

43rd Parliament, 2nd Session
Meeting 4
Friday, November 6, 2020, 1:05 p.m. to 4:09 p.m.
Salma Zahid, Chair (Liberal)

Library of Parliament
• Julie Béchard, Analyst
• Martin McCallum, Analyst
• Graeme McConnell, Analyst
House of Commons
• Aimée Belmore, Procedural Clerk
The committee proceeded to the consideration of matters related to committee business.

On motion of Sukh Dhaliwal, it was agreed, — That the Minister be invited to appear for one hour and senior officials for one further hour on November 25, 2020 on the study of the Main Estimates 2020-21 and Supplementary Estimates (B) 2020-21.

It was agreed, — That the Minister be invited to attend a briefing session on December 2, 2020 on staffing levels.

At 1:27pm, pursuant to Standing Order 115(5), the sitting was suspended.

At 3:02pm, the sitting resumed.

Quebec Immigration Lawyers Association
• Guillaume Cliche-Rivard, President
• Stéphanie Valois, Administrator
As an individual
• Raj Sharma, Managing Partner, Stewart Sharma Harsanyi
• Lorne Waldman, Lawyer, Waldman & Associates
Pursuant to Standing Order 108(2), the motion adopted by the House on Wednesday, September 23, 2020, and the motion adopted by the committee on Tuesday, October 20, 2020, the committee resumed its study of the impact of COVID-19 on the immigration system.

Raj Sharma, Lorne Waldman, Guillaume Cliche-Rivard and Stéphanie Valois made statements and answered questions.

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

Leif-Erik Aune
Clerk of the Committee