Citizenship and Immigration – November 19, 2013

In Committee from the House of Commons

Citizenship and Immigration – November 19, 2013

Immigration Minister Chris Alexander discusses the budget implementation bill (C-4), which includes changes to the definition of “passport” in the Criminal Code and amendments to the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act.

Sarah Anson-Cartwright with the Canadian Chamber of Commerce, Gordon Griffith from Engineers Canada, policy analyst and lawyer Richard Kurland (as an individual), and Michael Kydd with Merit Nova Scotia also provide their opinions on the proposed measures. (November 19, 2013)

UPDATE: Bill C-4 received royal assent on December 12.