Good morning. Pursuant to Standing Order 108(2) and the motion adopted by the committee on March 8, the committee will resume its study on the federal government's initiative to resettle Syrian refugees.
Appearing before us today are Mr. Brian Dyck, national migration and resettlement program coordinator for Mennonite Central Committee Canada; Reverend Majed El Shafie, founder and president of One Free World International; and, in a change, Ms. Leslie Emory, board director of the Ontario Council of Agencies Serving Immigrants.
Welcome. Each panellist has seven minutes for an initial presentation.
Mr. Dyck, we will start with you.