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Minutes of Proceedings

44th Parliament, 1st Session
Meeting 93
Wednesday, February 28, 2024, 5:12 p.m. to 6:35 p.m.
Sukh Dhaliwal, Chair (Liberal)

Library of Parliament
• Philippe Antoine Gagnon, Analyst
• Martin McCallum, Analyst
• Hon. Marc Miller, P.C., M.P., Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship
Department of Citizenship and Immigration
• Dr. Harpreet S. Kochhar, Deputy Minister
• Aiesha Zafar, Assistant Deputy Minister, Migration Integrity
• Bronwyn May, Acting Assistant Deputy Minister, Economic, Family and Social Immigration
Pursuant to Standing Order 108(2) and the motion adopted by the committee on Monday, February 12, 2024, the committee proceeded to a briefing on recent changes to International Student Policy and plans for future measures.

The Minister made a statement and answered questions.

At 5:40 p.m., pursuant to Standing Order 115(5), it was agreed that the committee continue to sit.

Questioning of the Minister resumed.


Jenny Kwan moved, — That the Minister table with the committee documents from his department with regards to unintended consequences in relation to the international student announcement.

The question was put on the motion and it was agreed to on the following recorded division:

YEAS: Shafqat Ali, Alexis Brunelle-Duceppe, Paul Chiang, Fayçal El-Khoury, Arielle Kayabaga, Tom Kmiec, Jenny Kwan, Larry Maguire, Greg McLean, Brad Redekopp, Salma Zahid — 11;

NAYS: — 0.

Questioning of the Minister resumed.

At 6:10 p.m., pursuant to Standing Order 115(5), the sitting was suspended.

At 6:17 p.m., the sitting resumed.

Questioning of the Minister resumed.

At 6:35 p.m., the committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.

Rémi Bourgault
Clerk of the committee