An Act respecting immigration to Canada and the granting of refugee protection to persons who are displaced, persecuted or in danger

This bill was last introduced in the 36th Parliament, 2nd Session, which ended in October 2000.


Elinor Caplan  Liberal


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November 5th, 2012 / 4:30 p.m.
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The Chair Conservative David Tilson

I call the meeting to order.

In the next hour we have Mr. Martin Collacott, who is representing the Centre for Immigration Policy Reform. Mr. Collacott has appeared before this committee many times, and on Bill C-31 dealing with backlog and security issues.

The other two witnesses are Mr. Lorne Waldman, who is the president of the Canadian Association of Refugee Lawyers, and Mr. Angus Grant, who is a lawyer with that group.

I welcome the three of you to the immigration committee. We look forward to hearing your presentations.

Mr. Waldman and Mr. Grant, you have 10 minutes between you.