At committee: Asylum claim changes, women in defence and environmental assessment rewrite – iPolitics

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May 7, 2019

The spring estimates circuit rolls into HUMAN RESOURCES, where MPs will get the chance to question Employment Minister Patty Hajdu and her cabinet colleague Carla Qualtrough, who will be appearing in her capacity as minister responsible for accessibility, during a one-hour joint appearance that, as per the notice, will focus on new funding requests under the Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation and the Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety, as well as the main department.

Also making the rounds today: Border Security Minister Bill Blair, who is slated to share the rationale behind his government’s plan to rejig the rules governing irregular asylum seeker as laid out in the most recent omnibus budget bill.

In addition to Blair, CITIZENSHIP AND IMMIGRATION members will also hear from representatives from the United Nations High Commission on Refugees, the Canadian Yazidi Association, Amnesty International and the Canadian Association of Refuge Lawyers.

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