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Minutes of Proceedings

43rd Parliament, 2nd Session
Meeting 7
Monday, November 23, 2020, 4:09 p.m. to 6:06 p.m.
Salma Zahid, Chair (Liberal)

House of Commons
• Aimée Belmore, Procedural Clerk
Library of Parliament
• Julie Béchard, Analyst
• Graeme McConnell, Analyst
• Martin McCallum, Analyst
City of Greater Sudbury
• Meredith Armstrong, Acting Director, Economic Development
Canadian Immigration Connections
• Manprit Aujla-Grewal, Immigration Consultant
Collège Boréal
• Daniel Giroux, President
• Baptiste Alain Bourquardez, Director, Immigration Programs and Services
• Marc Despatie, Director, Communications, Strategic Planning, and Government Relations
Sudbury Multicultural and Folk Arts Association
• Bela Ravi, President
Hope Welfare Society
• Amit Kumar Verma, Lawyer
As an individual
• Robert Thiessen
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.

Manprit Aujla-Grewal, Meredith Armstrong and Bela Ravi made statements and answered questions.

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

At 5:19 p.m., the sitting resumed.

Robert Thiessen, Amit Kumar Verma and Daniel Giroux made statements and, with Baptiste Alain Bourquardez and Marc Despatie, answered questions.

At 6:06 p.m., the committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.

Leif-Erik Aune
Clerk of the Committee