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  • Raincoast Conservation Foundation v. Canada (Attorney General), 2019 FCA 259

    [1]  On September 4, 2019, this Court issued an order denying the appellants and others leave to start a judicial review of the Governor in Council’s approval of the Trans Mountain expansion project: Raincoast Conservation Foundation v. Canada (Attorney General), 2019 FCA 224. Some other parties were partly successful: they were granted leave to start a judicial review but only on certain issues. Other issues were prohibited.

  • Louie v. Canada, 2019 FCA 255

    [1]  Tax Free Savings Accounts were designed to allow Canadians to increase their savings by earning tax-free investment income. While contributions to a TFSA are not tax‑deductible, gains earned within a TFSA are generally not taxed. There are exceptions to this general principle.

  • Abbott v. Canada (Attorney General), 2019 FC 1302

    [1]  In 2008, the Respondents, the Government of Canada [Canada] and the Federation of Newfoundland Indians [FNI], executed an agreement [Agreement] to create a landless band under the Indian Act, RSC, c I-5 [Indian Act] for the Mi’kmaq of the island of Newfoundland who had a “current and substantial cultural connection” to certain communities. This landless band became the Qalipu Mi’kmaq First Nation [QMFN].

  • Mangat v. Canada (Citizenship and Immigration), 2019 FC 1299

    [1]  Rupinder Kaur Mangat seeks judicial review of the decision of the Immigration Appeal Division (IAD) dated April 20, 2018, dismissing her sponsorship appeal. The IAD found that she had previously obtained her permanent residence status through misrepresentation. She claimed to have been single when she came to Canada, but the IAD found that she had been married.

  • Kuba v. Canada (Citizenship and Immigration), 2019 FC 1298

    [1]  Onyebuchi Benedicta Kuba (aka Nwaokolo) is a citizen of Nigeria. She arrived in Canada on September 5, 2015, after living in the United States of America for almost two years. On March 14, 2016, she was convicted of six counts of fraud in New Brunswick. She received custodial sentences of 60 days, 30 days and 16 days, but was released after three months.

  • Canadian Pacific Railway Company v. Cambridge (City), 2019 FCA 254

    [1]  This is an appeal from the decision dated June 14, 2018 of the Canadian Transportation Agency: Decision No. 40-R-2018. The Agency authorized the construction of a grade-separated road crossing under subsection 101(3) of the Canada Transportation Act, S.C. 1996, c. 10.

  • R. v. Friesen, to follow
  • Osawaru v. Osawaru, 2019 ABCA 381
  • Ravneberg Scheelar v Milne, 2019 ABCA 383
  • British Columbia (Director of Civil Forfeiture) v. Qin, 2019 BCCA 345