CIMM: Jenny’s motion for the committee to study the government’s response to the final report of the Special Committee on Afghanistan and to invite various officials to provide an update

The motion reads as follows:
That the committee study the government’s response to the final report of the Special Committee on Afghanistan entitled “Honouring Canada’s Legacy in Afghanistan: Responding to the Humanitarian Crisis and Helping People Reach Safety”, following the tabling of the report; that the committee invite the Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship, Minister of National Defence, Minister of Foreign Affairs and the Minister of Justice and Attorney General, and their officials, with two hours allocated for each department, to provide an update on which of the 37 recommendations related to their portfolio they have acted on and/or its progress and which they will not implement with an explanation; and that the committee report its findings to the House.

Citizenship and Immigration Committee
Oct. 7th, 2022, 1:40 p.m.


Jenny Kwan Vancouver East, BC

Thank you, Madam Chair.

I'm happy to read the motion. It's also been sent to all MPs through their P9 account, so they should be able to get that accordingly.

The motion reads as follows:

That the committee study the government’s response to the final report of the Special Committee on Afghanistan entitled “Honouring Canada’s Legacy in Afghanistan: Responding to the Humanitarian Crisis and Helping People Reach Safety”, following the tabling of the report; that the committee invite the Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship, Minister of National Defence, Minister of Foreign Affairs and the Minister of Justice and Attorney General, and their officials, with two hours allocated for each department, to provide an update on which of the 37 recommendations related to their portfolio they have acted on and/or its progress and which they will not implement with an explanation; and that the committee report its findings to the House.



1:45 p.m.

The Chair Salma Zahid
Liberal

Thank you.

Is there any debate?

Seeing none, we'll vote on the motion moved by Ms. Kwan.




Maninder Sidhu Brampton East, ON
Liberal

I'll abstain. I don't know enough about this. I think we need to continue talking about it, but I will abstain on principle.

(Motion agreed to: yeas: 6, nays 0)

 

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