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Minutes of Proceedings

42nd Parliament, 1st Session
Meeting No. 65
Wednesday, May 17, 2017, 4:26 p.m. to 5:25 p.m.
Robert Oliphant, Chair (Liberal)

Library of Parliament
• Tanya Dupuis, Analyst
• Dominique Valiquet, Analyst
Tourism Industry Association of Canada
• Charlotte Bell, President and Chief Executive Officer
Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport
• Gene Cabral, Executive Vice-President
Customs and Immigration Union
• Jean-Pierre Fortin, National President
Canadian Bar Association
• Michael A. Greene, Honourary Executive Member, Immigration Law Section
Canadian Muslim Lawyers Association
• Pantea Jafari, Board Member
• Mueed Peerbhoy, Chair, Legal Advocacy Committee
• Geoffrey Wilson, Chief Executive Officer
Pursuant to the Order of Reference of Monday, March 6, 2017, the Committee resumed consideration of Bill C-23, An Act respecting the preclearance of persons and goods in Canada and the United States.

On motion of Pam Damoff, it was agreed, — That a proposed budget in the amount of $21,300.00, for the study of Bill C-23, An Act respecting the preclearance of persons and goods in Canada and the United States, be adopted.

Michael A. Greene, Geoffrey Wilson, Mueed Peerbhoy, Pantea Jafari, Jean-Pierre Fortin and Charlotte Bell made statements and, with Gene Cabral, answered questions.

At 4:17 p.m., by unanimous consent and pursuant to Standing Order 115(5), it was agreed that the Committee continue to sit for ten minutes.

At 5:25 p.m., the Committee adjourned to the call of the Chair.

Jean-Marie David
Clerk of the Committee