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  • Riddle v. Canada, 2020 FC 650
  • Laliberté v. Canada, 2020 FCA 97

    [1]  The circumstances giving rise to this appeal are unusual and exotic, but the issues that arise in the appeal are not.

  • R. v. Ahmad, 2020 SCC 11

    [1]                              As state actors, police must respect the rights and freedoms of all Canadians and be accountable to the public they serve and protect. At the same time, police require various investigative techniques to enforce the criminal law. While giving wide latitude to police to investigate crime in the public interest, the law also imposes constraints on certain police methods.

  • Canada (Attorney General) v. Poirier, 2020 FCA 98

    [1]  The Attorney General of Canada (the Crown) seeks to set aside a decision of the Social Security Tribunal – Appeal Division (Appeal Division) which allowed an appeal by Jocelyn Poirier from a decision of the Social Security Tribunal – General Division (General Division) denying Mr. Poirier’s application for a disability pension under the Canada Pension Plan, R.S.C. 1985, c. C-8 (CPP).

  • Scheiring v. Canada (Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness), 2020 FC 651

    [1]  Robert Scheiring seeks judicial review of a decision by the Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness [Minister] to refuse his request to be transferred to Canada from the United States of America pursuant to the International Transfer of Offenders Act, SC 2004, c 21 [ITOA].

  • Bejide v. Canada (Citizenship and Immigration), 2020 FC 648

    [1]  In this application for judicial review of a refugee appeal challenging the rejection of the initial claim, both lower tribunal decisions found the Applicants had internal flight alternatives [IFAs] to Lagos and Port Harcourt, Nigeria. The appeal was dismissed, which I find to have been reasonable as the Applicants have not shown why the IFAs were inappropriate. As a result, I will dismiss this judicial review, for the following reasons.

  • Ismail v. Canada (Citizenship and Immigration), 2020 FC 647

    [1]  Bashir Ali Ismail is a citizen of Somalia living in South Africa. He applied for permanent residence in Canada as a member of the Convention refugees abroad class and the humanitarian-protected persons abroad designated class as set out in section 95 of the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act, SC 2001, c 27 [IRPA]. His application was denied because he did not declare his two sons, who live with their mother in Ethiopia. He seeks judicial review of this decision.

  • Asllani v. Canada (Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship), 2020 FC 645

    [1]  There are two issues in this Application.

  • Potla v. Canada (Citizenship and Immigration), 2020 FC 646

    [1]  Swathi Potla, the applicant, is a citizen of India.  In January 2019, she applied for a permanent resident visa as a member of the Canadian Experience Class [CEC].  An immigration officer refused this application on June 3, 2019, because the applicant’s Canadian work experience did not meet the statutory requirements.

  • Gemak v. Jempak, 2020 FC 644

    [1]  The underlying proceeding is a patent infringement action brought by the Plaintiff, Gemak Trust [Gemak], against the Defendants, Jempak Corporation and Jempak GK Inc. [collectively, Jempak].