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Proceedings of the Standing Senate Committee on
Human Rights

First Session, Forty-second Parliament, 2015-16

Chair: The Honourable JIM MUNSON


Wednesday, May 11, 2016
Wednesday, May 18, 2016

Issue No. 5

Consideration of a draft agenda (future business)

and

First and second meetings:

Study on steps being taken to facilitate the integration of newly-arrived Syrian refugees and to address the challenges they are facing, including by the various levels of government, private sponsors and non-governmental organizations

THE THIRD REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE
(Special Study Budget (Integration of Newly-arrived Syrian Refugees) 2016-2017)


APPEARING:

The Honourable John McCallum, P.C., M.P., Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship


WITNESSES:

Wednesday, May 11, 2016

Refugee 613:

Louisa Taylor, Director.

As individuals:

Witness 1;

Witness 2.

Immigrant Services Association of Nova Scotia:

Gerry Mills, Director, Operations (by video conference).

Wednesday, May 18, 2016

Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada:

David Manicom, Associate Assistant Deputy Minister, Strategic and Program Policy Sector;

Dawn Edlund, Associate Assistant Deputy Minister, Operations;

Corinne Prince St-Amand, Director General, Integration-Foreign Credentials Recognition Office.

United Nations High Commissioner to Refugees:

Michael Casasola, Resettlement Officer.


MEMBERS OF THE COMMITTEE

The Honourable Jim Munson, Chair

The Honourable Salma Ataullahjan, Deputy Chair

and

The Honourable Senators:

Andreychuk, *Carignan, P.C. (or Martin), Cordy, Frum, *Harder, P.C. (or Bellemare), Hubley, Martin, Nancy Ruth, Ngo

*Ex officio members

(Quorum 4)