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Emergency Preparedness: Minister and Ahmed Hussen

emergency preparedness: During an emergency session on Monday, Conservative and NDP MPs put pressure on their Liberal counterparts to undertake a study examining the federal government's response to the number of asylum seekers entering the country and the strain they're putting on certain provinces, according to CTV. The meeting was requested by NDP immigration and refugee critic Jenny Kwan and Conservative critic Michelle Rempel, who are both vice-chairs of the committee. Ralph Goodale, minister of public safety and emergency preparedness, Jean-Yves Duclos, minister of families, children and social development, and Ahmed Hussen, minister of immigration, refugees and citizenship Canada, are all expected to attend the meetings. According to Statistics Canada, the number of asylum seekers entering the country between ports of entry has been steadily decreasing since April. Quebec and Ontario have seen the highest number of new arrivals, which has put on a strain on provincial and municipal resources. The agency reported that RCMP intercepted approximately 1,200 border crossers in June down from 2,500 in April. ( As reported in the news.