Tilson Re-Elected Chairman of Standing Committee on Citizenship & Immigration
OTTAWA, ON – David Tilson, Member of Parliament for Dufferin-Caledon, was re-elected as Chairman of the Standing Committee on Citizenship and Immigration on October 29, 2013.
“It’s an honour to be re-elected as Chairman to the Standing Committee on Citizenship and Immigration,” said Mr. Tilson. “The work performed by this Committee has proven to be both interesting and challenging and I look forward to joining my colleagues from all three parties in tackling important issues during this Session of Parliament.”
The Standing Committee on Citizenship and Immigration examines orders of reference on citizenship and immigration the House of Commons refers to it. The orders of reference may pertain to bills, Estimates, or order-in-council appointments. The Committee may also study issues that it selects.
Furthermore, this Committee studies and reports on all matters relating to the mandate, management, and operation of Citizenship and Immigration Canada (CIC), as well as the Immigration and Refugee Board (IRB).
Mr. Tilson was first elected to the Standing Committee on Citizenship and Immigration on February 03, 2009.