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Minutes of Proceedings

43rd Parliament, 2nd Session
Meeting 5
Monday, November 16, 2020, 4:08 p.m. to 6:18 p.m.
Salma Zahid, Chair (Liberal)

House of Commons
• Aimée Belmore, Procedural Clerk
Library of Parliament
• Julie Béchard, Analyst
• Martin McCallum, Analyst
• Graeme McConnell, Analyst
Colleges and Institutes Canada
• Denise Amyot, President and Chief Executive Officer
Alliance Canada Hong Kong
• Starus Chan
• Robert Falconer, Research Associate, Immigration and Refugee Policy, School of Public Policy, University of Calgary
Universities Canada
• Paul Davidson, President and Chief Executive Officer
• Wendy Therrien, Director, External Relations and Research
Ontario Council of Agencies Serving Immigrants
• Debbie Douglas, Executive Director
As an individual
• Emmanuelle Bergeron
• Jatin Shory, Lawyer, Shory Law
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.

Denise Amyot, Debbie Douglas and Paul Davidson made statements and, with the Wendy Therrien, answered questions.

At 5:14 p.m., the sitting was suspended.

At 5:17 p.m., the sitting resumed.

Emmanuelle Bergeron, Jatin Shory, Robert Falconer and Starus Chan made statements and answered questions.

It was agreed, — That due to technical difficulties, witnesses may submit supplemental speaking notes or briefs and that they be appended and published in today’s Evidence.

At 6:18 p.m., the committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.

Leif-Erik Aune
Clerk of the Committee