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Public Consultation on Immigration Levels

Citizenship and Immigration Canada is currently holding online consultations on immigration levels and mix. The government invites feedback on the appropriate level of immigration, the most suitable mix among economic, family, and refugee and humanitarian classes, and on the role that immigration can play to support Canada’s economy. You can complete the online questionnaire until August 31.

12 July 2013 - 10:07am |

Pre-budget consultation

The House of Commons Standing Committee on Finance is currently holding a pre-budget consultation. Until August 5, individuals and groups are invited to submit online up to three recommendations. For each, the Committee asks precisions about: the expected cost or savings resulting from the recommendation; the manner in which the federal government could fund it; groups of individuals, sectors or regions that would benefit or be harmed by it; general impacts that would result from implementing it. All the details about the procedure are available on the Committee’s website.

10 July 2013 - 9:31am |

Income inequality in Canada

The House of Commons Standing Committee on Finance announced that it will study this question in April 2013. Those who wish to submit a brief to the Committee on this topic should do so no later than noon on Friday, April 5, 2013. Briefs, which should not exceed five pages in length, may be published by the House of Commons on the Committee’s Web site. Read the news release for more details or contact Christine Lafrance, Clerk of the Standing Committee on Finance at  613-992-9753 or [email protected]

2 April 2013 - 9:27am |