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Minutes of Proceedings

42nd Parliament, 1st Session
Meeting No. 34
Tuesday, October 25, 2016, 3:35 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.
Borys Wrzesnewskyj, Chair (Liberal)

Library of Parliament
• Sandra Elgersma, Analyst
As an individual
• Gishelle Albert
• Jeffrey Reitz, Professor, R.F. Harney Ethnic and Immigration and Pluralism Studies, University of Toronto
Davenport-Perth Neighbourhood and Community Health Centre
• Erika Garcia, Settlement Worker
Newcomer Centre of Peel
• Effat Ghassemi, Executive Director
New Brunswick Multicultural Council
• Alex LeBlanc, Executive Director
Pursuant to Standing Order 108(2) and the motion adopted by the Committee on Thursday, February 25, 2016, the Committee resumed its study on family reunification.

Effat Ghassemi, by videoconference from Mississauga, Ontario, Jeffrey Reitz, by videoconference from Toronto, Ontario, and Alex LeBlanc made statements and answered questions.

At 4:34 p.m., the sitting was suspended.

At 4:37 p.m., the sitting resumed.

Erika Garcia and Gishelle Albert made statements and answered questions.

At 5:30 p.m., the Committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.

Erica Pereira
Clerk of the Committee