Asylum Claims and Money Laundering Under 2019 Budget Bill

In Committee from the Senate of Canada

Asylum Claims and Money Laundering Under 2019 Budget Bill

Legal and Constitutional Affairs – May 30, 2019 – Part 2:

Senators discuss the proposed $1.18-billion response to Canada’s mounting asylum claims under the 2019 budget bill (C-97). Members of the RCMP talk about clauses in the bill pertaining to money laundering and the creation of an act to combat it.

The witnesses are Paul Saint-Denis (Department of Justice), Fraser Valentine and André Baril (Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada), Eric Slinn and Mark Flynn (Royal Canadian Mounted Police), and Dan Lambert and Joane Leroux (Financial Transactions and Reports Analysis Centre of Canada).