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November 19th, 2014
Committee meeting

Joe Oliver
Conservative

Finance committee  It addresses the objectives by giving the option to the provinces to make decisions about waiting times so that our fair and generous immigration system is not abused.

September 23rd, 2014
House debate

Chris Alexander
Conservative

Citizenship and Immigration  Mr. Speaker, Canada's fair and generous immigration and asylum systems are second to none. There are numerous avenues of appeal open to all of those whose cases fail at the first instance. Once those avenues of appeal have been exhausted, we expect claimants to leave the country

September 16th, 2014
House debate

Chris Alexander
Conservative

Citizenship and Immigration  Mr. Speaker, Canada has a fair and generous asylum system where decisions are made by the independent Immigration and Refugee Board, not under political pressure but according to the facts. Where claims fail, there is recourse to appeals. When those appeals are exhausted, we

September 15th, 2014
House debate

Chris Alexander
Conservative

Questions on the Order Paper   to those truly in need. We have one of the most fair and generous immigration systems in the world. We welcome about one out of every 10 of all resettled refugees globally, more than almost any industrialized country in the world. Canada is one of the world’s largest providers

September 15th, 2014
House debate

Chris Alexander
Conservative

Citizenship and Immigration  Mr. Speaker, Canada has the most fair and generous immigration system in the world, the most fair and generous asylum system in the world, but Canadians have no tolerance for those who would abuse our generosity and take unfair advantage of that undoubted world-class generosity

April 1st, 2014
Committee meeting

Richard Blackwolf

Veterans Affairs committee   Act; the Canadian Forces Members and Veterans Re-establishment and Compensation Act, 2006; and Bill C-55, the enhanced new Veterans Charter act. The objective of our request for new legislation is to produce a world-class military service compensation and pension act that is fair

May 21st, 2013
Committee meeting

Mathieu Ravignat
NDP

Government Operations committee   for their appearance here in the future but for fairness in general. We're talking about a lot of public funds. Obviously the Auditor General as well assumes that this person is in place and that this office is functioning. It's troubling. It seems to me that this underscores the importance

May 7th, 2013
House debate

Costas Menegakis
Conservative

Situation in Syria   fair and generous refugee system in the world. We welcome one in ten of all resettled refugees, more than any other country. I would note that while the UNHCR is not referring any refugees for resettlement at this time, our government has been actively working on options

February 25th, 2013
House debate

Jason Kenney
Conservative

Citizenship and Immigration  Mr. Speaker, we have listened to Canadians. Canadian taxpayers have no obligation to provide gold-plated health insurance to illegal immigrants who have been deemed by our fair and generous legal system not to be refugees. It is interesting to note that we brought

December 3rd, 2012
House debate

Jason Kenney
Conservative

Citizenship and Immigration   by the claimants themselves or subsequently rejected by our fair and generous Immigration and Refugee Board. We are here to provide real protection to real refugees, but to discourage false claims.

November 30th, 2012
House debate

Jason Kenney
Conservative

Citizenship and Immigration   who by definition are not refugees. These are people who, according to our fair and generous legal system, do not have a well-founded fear of persecution, people who no longer have a right to be in Canada and who are delaying their removal from the country. Taxpayers have

November 26th, 2012
House debate

Jason Kenney
Conservative

Citizenship and Immigration   are not refugees unless they are deemed to be so by our fair and generous legal system. Sixty-four per cent of asylum claimants turn out not to be refugees and are ultimately removed from Canada. The largest source of those asylum claimants come from the European Union where, by the way, people

November 22nd, 2012
House debate

Jason Kenney
Conservative

Citizenship and Immigration   claimants are not refugees until they are determined to be so by our fair and generous legal system, during which time they receive comprehensive health insurance but not extended benefits. Those who are rejected and are pending removal are effectively illegal immigrants. If the member

November 19th, 2012
House debate

Irene Mathyssen
NDP

Pensions  ' CPP benefits when they retire. This is the most fair, most generous method for ensuring retirement security for Canadians. We need the government to get to the negotiating table with the provinces and hammer out a deal. Canadians need retirement security and doubling CPP benefits

October 24th, 2012
House debate

Jason Kenney
Conservative

Citizenship and Immigration   to discuss a private case without the consent of the subjects, then those members would be criticizing us for doing so. Every foreign national in Canada has access to our fair and generous legal system before they are subject to removal from Canada. The rules that we have are applied