CIMM - Parliamentary Context - June 2, 2021

CIMM Ministerial Appearance on the 2021–2022 Supplementary Estimates (A)


The 2021–2022 Supplementary Estimates (A) are expected to be tabled on May 27, 2021, in the House of Commons. The line item for Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) on Interim Lodging Services, a component of the Enhancing the Integrity of Canada’s Borders and Asylum System initiative, will automatically be deemed referred to the Standing Committee on Citizenship and Immigration, triggering an invitation for the Minister to appear.

On April 19, 2021, Budget 2021 was presented in the House of Commons which includes funding for a number of items implicating immigration, including Digital Platform Modernization, temporary resident processing, client support, ending gender-based violence, Racialized Newcomer Women Pilot Program, and temporary foreign workers.

Environmental Analysis

With the downstream impact of the pandemic trending in Parliament across all parties, the Standing Committee on Citizenship and Immigration has applied this lens to their questioning and has been focused on the role of immigration in Canada’s economic recovery and growth. Recent parliamentary interventions and business, as well as media attention has largely been focused on the following:

Party Interventions

Recent Developments

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