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Minutes of Proceedings

44th Parliament, 1st Session
Meeting 95
Wednesday, March 20, 2024, 5:12 p.m. to 7:40 p.m.
Sukh Dhaliwal, Chair (Liberal)

Library of Parliament
• Andrea Garland, 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
• Jennifer MacIntyre, Assistant Deputy Minister, International Affairs and Crisis Response
• Karim Virani, Director General, International Crisis Response
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 temporary immigration measures initiated in response to the ongoing conflicts in Sudan and Gaza.

The Minister made a statement and, with Harpreet S. Kochhar and Jennifer MacIntyre, answered questions.

At 5:39 p.m., the sitting was suspended.

At 6:28 p.m., the sitting resumed.

At 6:40 p.m., the sitting was suspended.

At 6:41 p.m., the sitting resumed.


Jenny Kwan moved, — That, pursuant to Standing Order 108(2), the committee invite the Minister of Immigration, Refugees, and Citizenship Canada, to return to the committee for two hours to discuss the temporary immigration measures initiated in response to the ongoing conflicts in Sudan and Gaza, that this ministerial appearance be prioritized above all other appearances, and further, that officials be invited to return to this committee for one hour.

After debate, the question was put on the motion and it was agreed to.

At 7:40 p.m., the committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.

Rémi Bourgault
Clerk of the committee