Mr. Speaker, the safe third country agreement works fantastically well for Canada. We use it to co-operate with the United States on the orderly management of asylum claims.
We recognize that the situation presented challenges but we demonstrated time and again that we were ready and nimble enough to manage the situation responsibly.
The member opposite must know that asylum claims fluctuate on a yearly basis and sometimes even on a monthly basis.
The fact of the matter is that our agencies were nimble enough. We were able to put full capacity within IRCC to process claims and move the—