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Minutes of Proceedings

44th Parliament, 1st Session
Meeting 39
Tuesday, November 1, 2022, 3:30 p.m. to 5:33 p.m.
Salma Zahid, Chair (Liberal)

Library of Parliament
• Julie Béchard, Analyst
• Andrea Garland, Analyst
Fédération des communautés francophones et acadienne du Canada
• Yves-Gérard Méhou-Loko, Vice-President
• Alain Dupuis, Director General
International Christian Voice
• Peter Bhatti, Chairman
Legal Assistance of Windsor
• Shelley Gilbert, Coordinator, Social Work Services
Ottawa Local Immigration Partnership
• Saint-Phard Désir, Executive Director
Race and Company LLP
• Laura Schemitsch, Immigration and Refugee Lawyer
Tourism Industry Association of Canada
• Beth Potter, President and Chief Executive Officer
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.

Yves-Gérard Méhou-Loko, Alain Dupuis, Peter Bhatti and Shelley Gilbert made statements and answered questions.

At 4:30 p.m., the sitting was suspended.

At 4:36 p.m., the sitting resumed.

Saint-Phard Désir, Laura Schemitsch and Beth Potter made statements and answered questions.

Larry Maguire gave notice of the following motion:

That the committee write to the Office of the Parliamentary Budget Officer to request a costing update to the November 2018 report on Irregular Migration across Canada’s southern border.

At 5:33 p.m., the committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.

Stephanie Bond
Clerk of the committee