OTTAWA — The Dwelling of Commons committee on immigration has called an urgent conference to research allegations that the office misled a federal choose for the duration of a trademark infringement scenario, which previous immigration minister Marco Mendicino is categorically denying.
The allegations stem from the generation of a new faculty to control immigration consultants in 2020.
An current firm termed the Immigration Consultants of Canada Regulatory Council took the federal government to federal courtroom above use of a related title: College of Immigration and Citizenship Consultants.
On the day of the court hearing, the Privy Council posted an order on its web site declaring the legislation to set up the college had come into force.
The federal government issued press launch a couple of times later, quoting Mendicino, declaring that the Higher education of Immigration and Citizenship Consultants Act experienced occur into force — nevertheless it wouldn’t truly occur into drive for one more two weeks.
Mendicino’s director of communications, Alex Cohen, claims the discrepancy was the end result of human mistake among the department officials and that the court docket was knowledgeable when the error was identified.
This report by The Canadian Push was initially printed Oct. 9, 2022.
Laura Osman, The Canadian Press