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Minutes of Proceedings

44th Parliament, 1st Session
Meeting 27
Tuesday, June 7, 2022, 11:05 a.m. to 1:03 p.m.
Salma Zahid, Chair (Liberal)

Library of Parliament
• Madalina Chesoi, Analyst
• Martin McCallum, Analyst
As an individual
• Howard Ramos, Professor, Chair of the Department of Sociology, Western University
• Arthur Sweetman, Professor, McMaster University
Pursuant to the order of reference of Wednesday, May 4, 2022, the committee resumed consideration of Bill C-242, An Act to amend the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act (temporary resident visas for parents and grandparents).

Howard Ramos and Arthur Sweetman made statements and answered questions.

At 12:00 p.m., the sitting was suspended.

At 12:07 p.m., the sitting resumed.

Canadian Immigration Lawyers Association
• Ravi Jain, Steering Committee Member
Shajjan & Associates
• Saeeq Shajjan, Founder and Lawyer
The Canadian Bar Association
• Kyle Hyndman, Chair, Immigration Law Section
Pursuant to Standing Order 108(2) and the motion adopted by the committee on Tuesday, February 1, 2022, the committee resumed its study of application backlogs and processing times.

Ravi Jain, Saeeq Shajjan and Kyle Hyndman made statements and answered questions.

At 1:03 p.m., the committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.

Stephanie Bond
Clerk of the committee