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Public Safety committee  With respect to the temporary foreign worker program, the agency is requesting $6.5 million essentially to continue to investigate fraud and other offences, such as misrepresentation, to protect the integrity of the temporary foreign worker program and the international mobility

November 9th, 2017Committee meeting

Peter Hill

Public Safety committee  Thank you. The agency, through supplementary estimates (B), is requesting $3 million to implement and administer the new federal framework to legalize and strictly regulate cannabis. The funding is going to several specific areas, including support to our port of entry and borde

November 9th, 2017Committee meeting

Peter Hill

Public Safety committee  The agency has a number of consultation mechanisms, in particular the border commercial consultative committee, where we have representation from the senior leadership of many of our closest industry stakeholders. The particular pressures that arose as a result of the outages tha

November 9th, 2017Committee meeting

Peter Hill

Public Safety committee  The agency is quite adept at being agile in order to address the irregular flow. At the agency, working in collaboration with our partners at the RCMP, Immigration, and Public Safety, we're taking a whole-of-government approach. We established a pool of resources with the qualifi

November 9th, 2017Committee meeting

Peter Hill

Public Safety committee  I'd be pleased to follow up to give you the exact number of officers we've moved. With respect to your second question, the agency, again with our partners in a whole-of-government approach, is well advanced in terms of its contingency planning. We would feel quite prepared in

November 9th, 2017Committee meeting

Peter Hill