Feb. 8, 2022
Professor to appear before Standing Committee on Citizenship and Immigration
Professor Gideon Christian will appear before the Standing Committee on Citizenship and Immigration today (February 8, 2022) as part of a panel of witnesses in view of its study on the recruitment and acceptance rates of foreign students.
The Standing Committee on Citizenship and Immigration studies matters related to immigration and citizenship. It has oversight of Citizenship and Immigration Canada and the Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada, and monitors federal multiculturalism policy.
Gideon is appearing as president of the African Scholars Initiative, a charitable organization that mentors bright future scholars of African descent who intend to pursue graduate education in Canada.