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  • Canada v. CHR Investment Corporation, 2021 FCA 68

    [1] The issue in this appeal is whether the Crown should be obligated to respond to six undertaking requests made during the discovery examination of the representative of the Crown. The Tax Court of Canada concluded that the Crown should be required to produce the requested documents (if they exist) (2020 TCC 17). The Crown has appealed that Order.

  • Anderson v. M.N.R., 2021 TCC 28

    [1] In 2016, was Michael M. Anderson an employee of Northern Interior Insurance Adjusters Ltd. (“NIIA”), or was his corporation, 1883022 Alberta Ltd. (“188AB”), a contractor working for NIIA? That is the question to be decided in these Appeals.

  • Sabitu v. Canada (Citizenship and Immigration), 2021 FC 300

    [1] Further to my Judgment and Reasons issued on February 23, 2021 (2021 FC 165), the Court is addressing the following Certified questions.

  • Skibsted v. Canada (Environment and Climate Change), 2021 FC 301

    [1] The Bank Swallow is a small bird – the smallest of the swallow species in North America. It builds its nests by burrowing into the steep banks of rivers or other similar terrain. In 2013, the Committee on the Status of Endangered Wildlife in Canada (COSEWIC) determined that the Bank Swallow is a “threatened” species under the Species at Risk Act, SC 2002, c 29 [SARA] because “[t]his...

  • Adekanmi v. Canada (Citizenship and Immigration), 2021 FC 283

    [1] The Applicant, Peter Adegoke Adekanmi [Mr. Adekanmi] is a citizen of Nigeria . He claims to fear persecution in Nigeria due to rumours that he is gay, and brings the present application for judicial review of a decision of the Refugee Appeal Division [RAD] of the Immigration and Refugee Board, dated October 24, 2019, confirming the Refugee Protection Division’s

  • Iqbal v. Canada (Citizenship and Immigration), 2021 FC 284

    [1] On November 19, 2019, the Refugee Appeal Division [RAD] dismissed the appeal by the Applicant, Afzal Iqbal [Mr. Iqbal], from a decision of the Refugee Protection Division [RPD] dated January 9, 2019, which rejected Mr. Iqbal’s claim for refugee protection based on the availability of a viable internal flight alternative [IFA] in Karachi.

  • Nicole L. Tiessen Interior Design Ltd. v. The Queen, 2021 TCC 29

    [1] The only issue in these appeals is whether the Appellants were associated corporations in their 2012 and 2013 taxation years. This matters because if they were their entitlement to the deduction in computing tax, commonly known as the small business deduction (“SBD”), will be affected.

  • Oberlander v. Canada (Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness), 2021 FC 294

    [1] The Applicant, Mr. Helmut Oberlander, brings a motion to be granted an order staying permanently his ongoing admissibility proceedings before the Immigration Division [ID] of the Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada or, in the alternative, an order staying temporarily these proceedings until such time as the Governor in Council [GIC] renders a decision on a reopening application submitted...

  • Bertrand v. Acho Dene Koe First Nation, 2021 FC 287

    [1] This case deals with the validity of a measure taken by the federal government in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. When the virus reached Canada, several First Nations were about to hold elections. Holding elections typically involves various forms of public gatherings. To avoid the risk of virus transmission at such gatherings, the federal government made regulations authorizing First...

  • Adegbenro v. Canada (Citizenship and Immigration), 2021 FC 290

    [1] The Adegbenros are a family of citizens of Nigeria who made a claim for refugee protection. They alleged a risk of persecution by family members, for refusing to participate in certain traditional ceremonies, and threats made against Mr. Adegbenro, who is a lawyer, in relation to a court case he took up. The Refugee Protection Division [RPD] and Refugee Appeal Division [RAD] dismissed their...

  • Ramirez v. Canada (Citizenship and Immigration), 2021 FC 285

    [1] Ms. Paula Andrea Alzate Ramirez (the “Principal Applicant”) and her minor children Martina Burgos Alzate, Sara Burgos Alzate and Tomas Burgos Alzate (collectively the “Applicants”) seek judicial review of the decision of the Immigration and Refugee Board , Refugee Appeal Division (the “RAD”), dismissing their appeal from a decision of the Immigration and Refugee Board, Refugee Protection...

  • Nintendo of America Inc. v. King of Windows Home Improvements Inc., 2021 FC 291

    [1] The Plaintiff, Nintendo of America Inc., is the owner of the Canadian trademark registrations listed in Exhibit “A” (the “NINTENDO and POKEMON Trademarks”).

  • Guest Tek Interactive Entertainment Ltd. v. Nomadix, Inc., 2021 FC 276

    [1] Allowing multiple users access to a computer network, such as when guests and the public access a hotel’s network, raises a number of technical issues. This patent infringement action has to do with two of those issues: network security and bandwidth management. Guest Tek Interactive Entertainment Ltd claims its competitor, Nomadix, Inc, is infringing or inducing infringement of two of its...

  • Canadian Union of Public Employees (Air Canada Component) v. Air Canada, 2021 FCA 67

    [1] This is an appeal from a decision of the Federal Court: 2020 FC 420. The Federal Court allowed an application for judicial review of a decision of an appeals officer with the Occupational Health and Safety Tribunal of Canada: 2019 OHSTC 3. The Federal Court remitted the matter to the Tribunal for redetermination.

  • Jack v. McLean, 2021 FCA 65

    [1] On August 19, 2019, the Federal Court (per Phelan J.) issued two orders. The first Order approved a Settlement Agreement and associated schedules with regard to a class action (2019 FC 1074) (the Settlement Approval Order); the second Order approved class counsel fees, disbursements to Gowling WLG (Canada) LLP (Gowling) and the payment of honoraria provisions to each of the six (6) named...

  • Dow & Duggan Log Homes International (1993) Limited v. Canada, 2021 FCA 66

    [1] The appellant appeals from the judgment of the Tax Court of Canada (per Wong J.): 2019 TCC 280.

  • Oddleifson v. The Queen, 2021 TCC 26

    [1] Enid Oddleifson claimed donation tax credits in respect of gifts that she claims to have made through a tax shelter known as the Global Learning Gifting Initiative (“GLGI”). The Minister of National Revenue reassessed Ms. Oddleifson to deny those credits. Ms. Oddleifson appealed those denials.

  • Chotalia v. Canada (Attorney General), 2021 FC 279

    [1] Mr. Chotalia has applied for judicial review of a decision made on January 9, 2020 by a Rebates Processing Officer [Officer] at the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA). The Officer denied Mr. Chotalia an extension of time to file three applications under subsection 256.2(7) of the Excise Tax Act, RSC 1985, c E-15 [ETA] for Goods and Services Tax (GST) rebates [the Decision].

  • Allegro Wireless Canada Inc. v. The Queen, 2021 TCC 27

    [1] The Appellant has filed an appeal in respect of its taxation year ending on September 30, 2010 (the “2010 Taxation Year”) and an appeal in respect of its taxation year ending on September 30, 2011 (the “2011 Taxation Year”). I heard the two appeals together on common evidence.

  • Cheeseman v. Canada (Attorney General), 2021 FC 273

    [1] Mr. Cheeseman seeks the Court’s review of a decision by the Minister of National Revenue (Minister) refusing his fourth request for relief from penalties and interest imposed under the Income Tax Act, RSC 1985, c 1 (5th Supp) (ITA). The refusal is set forth in a letter from the Minister’s delegate dated May 18, 2017 (Decision).

  • August Image, LLC v. airG Inc, 2021 FC 272

    [1] This is an appeal by motion in writing under Rules 51 and 369 of the Federal Courts Rules, SOR/98-106, of the Order of Prothonotary Ring dated December 15, 2020. In that Order the Plaintiff’s motion to strike multiple paragraphs of the Defendant’s Statement of Defence [the Defence] was granted without leave to amend. The Plaintiff’s motion to strike one paragraph of the Defence and a series...

  • Gao v. Canada (Citizenship and Immigration), 2021 FC 271

    [1] The Applicant, Mr. Li Yong Gao, seeks judicial review of a decision of the Refugee Appeal Division (“RAD”) confirming the determination of the Refugee Protection Division (“RPD”) that the Applicant is neither a Convention refugee nor a person in need of protection under sections 96 and 97(1) of the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act, SC 2001, c 27 (“IRPA”). The RAD rejected the Applicant’s

  • Sunday v. Canada (Citizenship and Immigration), 2021 FC 266

    [1] On November 8, 2019, the Refugee Appeal Division [RAD] dismissed Mr. Adebisi Andekunyin Sunday’s [Mr. Sunday] appeal from the Refugee Protection Division [RPD] decision dated June 14, 2019, which dismissed his claim for refugee protection. Both the RPD and the RAD found that Mr. Sunday had an internal flight alterative [IFA] in Lagos , Nigeria

  • Abu v. Canada (Citizenship and Immigration), 2021 FC 258

    [1] The Applicants, Linda Abike Abu (Principal Applicant), and her two minor daughters, Olamide Barakat Abu and Omotola Rihanat Abu, are citizens of Nigeria who claimed refugee status in Canada. The Principal Applicant has a third daughter who had also claimed refugee status. She is not an applicant in this matter because the Refugee Appeal Division (RAD) accepted her refugee claim, finding that...

  • Reference re Greenhouse Gas Pollution Pricing Act, 2021 SCC 11

    [1]                              In 2018, Parliament enacted the Greenhouse Gas Pollution Pricing Act, S.C. 2018, c. 12, s. 186  (“GGPPA ”). Three provinces challenged the constitutionality of the GGPPA  by references to their respective courts of appeal. The question divided the courts. In split decisions, the courts of appeal for Saskatchewan and Ontario held that the GGPPA  is constitutional,...

  • Inyinbor v. Canada (Citizenship and Immigration), 2021 FC 262

    [1] This application is for judicial review of a decision of the Refugee Appeal Division [RAD] of the Immigration and Refugee Board [the Board], dated September 4, 2019, in which the appeal was dismissed on the basis that the Applicants have a viable internal flight alternative [IFA] in Port Harcourt, Nigeria.

  • Khabra v. Canada (Citizenship and Immigration), 2021 FC 264

    [1] This application is for judicial review of a decision of the Refugee Appeal Division [RAD], of the Immigration and Refugee Board [the Board], dated March 6, 2020, dismissing the Applicants’ appeal from a decision of the Refugee Protection Division [the RPD] of the Board refusing their refugee claim. The RAD Member dismissed the appeal on the basis that the Applicants have an internal flight...

  • Lawlad v. Canada (Citizenship and Immigration), 2021 FC 260

    [1] This application is for judicial review of a decision of the Refugee Appeal Division [RAD] of the Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada, dated December 18, 2019, in which the Applicants’ appeal was dismissed on the basis that they had a viable internal flight alternative [IFA] in Nigeria in either Port Harcourt or Abuja.

  • Dr. Kevin L. Davis Dentistry Professional Corporation v. The Queen, 2021 TCC 25

    [1] The issue in this appeal is whether the Minister of National Revenue properly disallowed input tax credits (“ITCs”) claimed by the appellant for the two quarterly reporting periods of October 1 to December 31, 2015 and January 1 to March 31, 2016. There is a related appeal numbered 2018-1981(GST)G which is being held in abeyance pending the disposition of this matter.

  • Bertrand v. Acho Dene Koe First Nation, 2021 FC 257

    [1] Mr. Bertrand applies for judicial review and seeks interim relief against a decision of the returning officer of the Acho Dene Koe First Nation to declare him ineligible to be a candidate in the upcoming election for the position of chief. I am denying his motion for interim relief. He has not shown that he will suffer irreparable harm if I do not issue relief now. He will be able to...

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