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House Government Bill
40th Parliament, 3rd Session
March 3, 2010 - March 26, 2011
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An Act to amend the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act, the Balanced Refugee Reform Act and the Marine Transportation Security Act
Short Title
Preventing Human Smugglers from Abusing Canada's Immigration System Act
Last Stage Completed
Introduction and First Reading in the House of Commons (2010-10-21)
Progress: Introduction and First Reading in the House of Commons
Further Reading
Reading List
  • Government smuggling bias into how Canada deals with refugees [Opinion ~ Bill C-49]. Sandborn, Tom . Hill Times , no. 1068:18 , Dec. 13, 2010
  • Liberals shouldn't push PM on Human Smuggling Bill [C-49], it won't end well. Persichilli, Angelo . Hill Times , no. 1068:13 , Dec. 13, 2010
  • Mass detention of 300 Tamil migrants cost $18-million, says Canada Border Services Agency [Bill C-49]. Naumetz, Tim. Hill Times, no. 1075:1, 20, Feb. 14, 2011
Party Press Releases
  • Conservatives fail to solve human smuggling (NDP)
  • Cracking down on human smugglers (Conservative Party)
  • New Democrats propose action to combat human smuggling (NDP)
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