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Minutes of Proceedings

43rd Parliament, 2nd Session
Meeting 6
Wednesday, November 18, 2020, 4:11 p.m. to 6:17 p.m.
Salma Zahid, Chair (Liberal)

House of Commons
• Stephanie Bond, Procedural Clerk
Library of Parliament
• Julie Béchard, Analyst
• Martin McCallum, Analyst
• Graeme McConnell, Analyst
YMCA of Northeastern Ontario
• Helen Francis, President and Chief Executive Officer
Centre social d’aide aux immigrants
• Fadia Mahmoud, Representative
As an individual
• Alastair Clarke, Lawyer, Clarke Immigration Law
• Kelly Goldthorpe, Senior Associate, Green and Spiegel
• Mark Holthe, Lawyer, Holthe Immigration Law
• Elizabeth Long, Barrister and Solicitor, Partner, Long Mangalji, LLP
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.

Kelly Goldthorpe, Elizabeth Long and Helen Francis made statements and answered questions.

At 5:10 p.m., the sitting was suspended.

At 5:11 p.m., the sitting resumed.

Alastair Clarke, Mark Holthe and Fadia Mahmoud made statements and answered questions.

At 6:17 p.m., the committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.

Leif-Erik Aune
Clerk of the Committee