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  • Spencer v. Canada (Health), 2021 FC 621

    [1] The COVID-19 pandemic has wrought much death and suffering in Canada and abroad. This has called for extraordinary measures from our governments as well as great sacrifices by one and all.

  • H-D U.S.A., LLC v. Varzari, 2021 FC 620

    [1] The applicants, who I will refer to together as “Harley-Davidson,” bring this application to enforce their trademarks against Eli Varzari, who has offered for sale custom-built electric bicycles called the “Harley Davidson Willie G Edition” that incorporate Harley-Davidson motorcycle parts and bear Harley-Davidson’s “Bar and Shield” logo. Mr. Varzari did not respond to written demands from...

  • Thomson v. Canada (Attorney General), 2021 FC 606

    [1] Mr. Robert John Thomson (the “Applicant”) seeks judicial review of the decision of the Veterans Review and Appeal Board (the “Board”), signed on March 10, 2020. In that decision, the Board refused his request for reconsideration of a decision of an Entitlement Appeal Panel, denying his application for an Exceptional Incapacity Allowance (“EIA”), made pursuant to section 72 of the Pension Act,

  • Democracy Watch v. Canada (Attorney General), 2021 FC 613

    [1] …In the petitions or complaints underlying three of the rulings or decisions under review, Democracy Watch requested a “full and detailed investigation”, essentially to determine whether ethics rules for lobbyists and public office holders were violated. In the fourth application, Democracy Watch requested a “clear”, public ruling under the Lobbyists’ Code of Conduct (the Lobbyists’ Code),...

  • Lawrence v. Canada (Citizenship and Immigration), 2021 FC 607

    [1] On June 20, 2019, the Applicant submitted an application to Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada [IRCC] to restore her temporary resident status under section 182 of the Immigration and Refugee Protection Regulations, SOR/2002-227 [the Regulations] and for a work permit.

  • Sadeghi v. Canada (Citizenship and Immigration), 2021 FC 604

    [1] The applicants, Raheleh Sadeghi, her husband, Hadi Shateri, and their daughter, Roze Shateri, are citizens of Iran who allege a fear of persecution for their conversion to Christianity. They seek judicial review of a decision of the Refugee Appeal Division (RAD), dismissing their appeal and confirming the Refugee Protection Division’s (RPD) determination that they are neither Convention...

  • Afuah v. Canada (Citizenship and Immigration), 2021 FC 596

    [1] Canada’s embassies, high commissions, and consulates receive a high volume of visa and permit applications and must deal with them quickly and efficiently in the interests of both applicants and the visa office. As a result, this Court has recognized that visa officers have only a minimal duty to give reasons to justify the refusal of a visa or permit. The rejection of Carlson Menkem-Afuah’s...

  • Haghighat v. Canada (Citizenship and Immigration), 2021 FC 598

    [1] This is an application for judicial review of a Migration Officer’s [the “Officer”] decision, dated March 6, 2020, refusing the Applicant’s temporary resident visa [the “Decision”].

  • Singh v. Canada (Citizenship and Immigration), 2021 FC 595

    [1] This is an application for judicial review of a decision of the Refugee Appeal Division [RAD] dated August 26, 2020, which upheld the Refugee Protection Division [RPD] decision that the Applicants cannot be found to be Convention refugees or persons in need of protection, because they hold the key to their own personal safety upon return to India.

  • Zhou v. Canada (Citizenship and Immigration), 2021 FC 601

    [1] This is a judicial review of a decision of the Refugee Appeal Division (RAD) involving a family of five. The adult Applicants and the eldest child are citizens of China. The other minor Applicants are citizens of Peru. In a split decision, the RAD found the adult female Applicant was a convention refugee on the basis of religious persecution and China’s family planning policy. The RAD...

  • Iris Technologies Inc. v. Canada (National Revenue), 2021 FC 597

    [1] This is a Motion by the Respondent, the Minister of National Revenue (the Minister), pursuant to Rule 51(1) of the Federal Courts Rules, SOR/98-106 [the Rules] appealing the January 21, 2021 Order of Prothonotary Aalto who refused the Minister’s Motion to strike the judicial review application filed by Iris Technologies Inc (Iris).

  • Sadhu Singh Hamdard Trust v. Navsun Holdings Ltd., 2021 FC 602

    [1] This matter revolves around the Punjabi term AJIT, meaning “unconquerable” or “invincible,” and the rights to it in Canada in association with newspapers. The dispute between the parties is lengthy and the procedural history leading to this second redetermination of the summary trial is complex. The issues to be redetermined are the Plaintiff’s claims of passing off, infringement and...

  • Subway IP LLC v. Budway, Cannabis & Wellness Store, 2021 FC 583

    [1] Subway IP LLC, which owns Canadian registered trademarks used in association with SUBWAY-branded sandwich restaurants, brings this application to enjoin the respondents from using the following “BUDWAY” trademark in association with a “cannabis & wellness store”:

  • Canada (Attorney General) v. Karas, 2021 FC 594

    [1] This is an application for judicial review of a September 25, 2019 decision [the Decision] of the Canadian Human Rights Commission [the Commission]. The Commission made the Decision, pursuant to s 49 of the Canadian Human Rights Act, RSC 1985, c H-6 [the Act], to request that the Chairperson of the Canadian Human Rights Tribunal [the Tribunal] institute an inquiry into a complaint by...

  • Kaur v. Canada (Citizenship and Immigration), 2021 FC 590

    [1] Amandeep Kaur seeks judicial review of a decision by a visa officer [Officer] in New Delhi, India to refuse her application for a work permit as a live-in caregiver under the Temporary Foreign Worker Program [TFWP]. The Officer was not satisfied that Ms. Kaur’s offer of employment was genuine.

  • Wu v. Canada (Citizenship and Immigration), 2021 FC 591

    [1] Mr. Hongliang Wu is a citizen of China. He seeks judicial review of a July 27, 2020 decision of the Refugee Appeal Division (RAD) confirming the refusal of his refugee claim. The RAD agreed with the Refugee Protection Division (RPD) that Mr. Wu does not have a sur place claim in Canada and is neither a Convention refugee nor a person in need of protection.

  • Yaman v. Canada (Citizenship and Immigration), 2021 FC 584

    [1] This is an application for judicial review of an Officer’s decision refusing the Applicant’s application for permanent residence under the Quebec investor class, dated November 5, 2020 [the “Decision”].

  • Yusuf v. Canada (Citizenship and Immigration), 2021 FC 586

    [1] The Applicant, Muhammed Joe Yusuf, is a citizen of Nigeria. He married his spouse in 2004 and three (3) children were born from their union.

  • Centeno Arteaga v. Canada (Citizenship and Immigration), 2021 FC 578

    [1] This is a judicial review of a decision of the Refugee Protection Division [RPD] of the Immigration and Refugee Board. The RPD, on October 2, 2020, concluded the Applicants were neither Convention refugees nor persons in need of protection [Decision].

  • Ali v. Canada (Citizenship and Immigration), 2021 FC 579

    [1] This is an application for judicial review of a decision, dated October 29, 2019, made by a visa officer [the Officer] at the Canadian Embassy in Mexico City, Mexico, refusing the Applicant’s application for a work permit in Canada and finding the Applicant inadmissible to Canada for five years under s 40(2)(a) of the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act, SC 2001, c 27 [IRPA], because he...

  • Majkowski v. Canada (Citizenship and Immigration), 2021 FC 582

    [1] Mervin Robert Majkowski seeks judicial review of a decision by an officer with Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada [Officer] to refuse his request to apply for permanent residence from within Canada on humanitarian and compassionate [H&C] grounds.

  • Efosi v. Canada (Citizenship and Immigration), 2021 FC 580

    [1] The Applicant seeks judicial review of the decision from the Refugee Appeal Division (RAD) dated February 14, 2020, which confirmed the refusal of the Applicant’s refugee claim as she was found to be neither a Convention refugee nor person in need of protection pursuant to the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act, SC 2011, c 27, ss 96–97(1) [IRPA].

  • Metallo v. Canada (Citizenship and Immigration), 2021 FC 575

    [1] Every Canadian permanent resident is required to comply with a residency obligation, which typically requires physical presence in Canada for 730 days in each five-year period. The obligation applies to every five-year period, but it is sufficient to show it is met in respect of the five-year period “immediately before the examination” during which it is assessed. A breach of the residency...

  • Jiang v. Canada (Citizenship and Immigration), 2021 FC 572

    [1] The Applicant, Chengxian Jiang, seeks judicial review of the decision of the Refugee Appeal Division [RAD] dated August 11, 2020 [the Decision] dismissing his appeal and confirming the decision of the Refugee Protection Division [RPD] dated August 26, 2019 that the Applicant is neither a Convention refugee nor a person in need of protection pursuant to paragraph 111(1)(a) of the Immigration...

  • Pelletier v. Fort William First Nation, 2021 FC 562

    [1] This is an application for judicial review of a bylaw made by the Council of the Fort William First Nation [FWFN] in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. It is brought by Mr. Pelletier, one of its members.

  • Pires v. Canada (Citizenship and Immigration), 2021 FC 569

    [1] This is an application for judicial review of a decision of an immigration officer [the Officer], dated July 3, 2019, refusing the Applicant’s wife’s application to sponsor him for permanent residence in Canada under the in-Canada spousal class [the Decision]. The Applicant is inadmissible to Canada on grounds of serious criminality pursuant to s 36(1)(b) of the Immigration and Refugee...

  • Qosaj v. Canada (Citizenship and Immigration), 2021 FC 565

    [1] On December 4, 2017, the Applicant, Mr. Agostin Qosaj, submitted an application for a Pre-Removal Risk Assessment [PRRA]. The Applicant alleged that he was at risk of being killed if he returned to Albania due to a long standing blood feud between his family and a family by the name of Qarri.

  • Canada (Citizenship and Immigration) v. Deng, 2021 FC 567

    [1] This is an application for judicial review of a decision by the Immigration Appeal Division of the Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada [the IAD], dated October 11, 2019 [the Decision]. The Respondent was the subject of a removal order that had been issued against him because of his failure to comply with his residency obligations as a permanent resident of Canada. In the Decision, the IAD

  • Patel v. Canada (Citizenship and Immigration), 2021 FC 573

    [1] This is a judicial review of a decision dated September 16, 2020, by a Visa Officer [Officer] who refused to grant the Applicant a long-haul truck driver work permit and a temporary resident visa under the Temporary Foreign Worker Program [Decision].

  • Veliz Balcarcel v. Canada (Citizenship and Immigration), 2021 FC 571

    [1] This is an application for judicial review of a decision of a visa officer [Officer] of Immigration and Citizenship Canada dated November 25, 2019. The Officer denied the Applicant’s visa application requesting humanitarian [H&C] exemption from exclusion under the family class [Decision].

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