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  • Sun v. Canada (Citizenship and Immigration), 2019 FC 1548

    [1]  Ms. Dan Sun (the “Applicant”) is a citizen of China born in 1984.  While in China, the Applicant spent several years working in the cosmetics and spa industries.  On July 17, 2018, the Applicant applied for a work permit to act as the manager for the spa “Signature MediSpa” for a two-year period.

  • Dirir v. Canada (Citizenship and Immigration), 2019 FC 1547

    [1]  Ali Mohammad Dirir (the “Applicant”), applied for an authorization to return to Canada (“ARC”) under subsection 52(1) of Immigration and Refugee Protection Act, SC 2001, c 27 (“IRPA”) on January 7, 2017 to visit his aunt who is a Canadian citizen.  A deportation order was issued against him in 2010 for misrepresentation after it was discovered that he had made a refugee claim in Canada,

  • Liu v. Canada (Citizenship and Immigration), 2019 FC 1541

    [1]  The Applicant, Shijie Liu, claimed refugee protection in December 2015 based on his Christian faith. The Refugee Protection Division [RPD] of the Immigration and Refugee Board [IRB] rejected his claim in December 2017. The RPD found credibility was the determinative issue, and that Mr. Liu had not established his identity as a devoted Christian believer.

  • Canada (Attorney General) v. First Nations Child and Family Caring Society of Canada, 2019 FC 1529

    [1]  On October 4, 2019, the Attorney General of Canada [AGC] applied to this Court seeking judicial review of a September 6, 2019 Canadian Human Rights Tribunal [CHRT] decision that ordered Canada to pay compensation to individuals affected by Canada’s discriminatory child and family services funding practices [Compensation Ruling]. The parties dispute the exact nature of this decision. On

  • Omoijiade v. Canada (Citizenship and Immigration), 2019 FC 1533

    [1]  The Applicant, Ehikioya Imoehi Omoijiade, [Mr. Omoijiade], seeks judicial review of the decision of the Refugee Protection Division [RPD] of the Immigration and Refugee Board, dated April 24, 2019. The RPD rejected Mr. Omoijiade’s claim for refugee protection pursuant to sections 96 and 97 of the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act, S.C. 2001, c. 27 [the Act] and found that his...

  • Canada v. Zielinski Brother's Farm Inc., 2019 FC 1532

    [1]  On a motion for default judgment, the Court has two questions before it: (1) are the defendants in default?; and (2) is there evidence to support the plaintiff's claim? (Chase Manhattan Corp v 3133559 Canada Inc, 2001 FCT 895).

  • McCrea v. Canada, 2019 FC 1534

    [1]  The Claimant, Angela Amirault, brings this application for review of claims decision determination pursuant to Section 8 of the Settlement Agreement reached in the context of this class action proceeding and approved by the Honourable Madam Justice Kane in her Order and Reasons dated January 29, 2019. Ms. Amirault seeks review of the determination of the Administrator of the EI...

  • Zhang v. Canada (Citizenship and Immigration), 2019 FC 1536

    [1]  The Applicants, Mr. Zhang and Ms. Ling became permanent residents on March 17, 2006.

  • Selvasabapathipillai v. Canada (Citizenship and Immigration), 2019 FC 1523

    [1]  This is an application for judicial review under subsection 72(1) of the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act, SC 2001, c 27 [IRPA]. The Applicant, who is a citizen of Sri Lanka, seeks to overturn one part of a decision by a Minister’s Delegate [the Delegate] approving his Pre-Removal Risk Assessment [PRRA] on a restricted basis [restricted PRRA].

  • Ruan v. Canada (Citizenship and Immigration), 2019 FC 1522

    [1]  The Applicants - Shuijiao Li, Changhai Ruan, and their son Jiabin Ruan - are citizens of China. Ms. Li and Jiabin Ruan allege they are practitioners of Falun Gong and are sought by the Chinese authorities. Mr. Changhai Ruan alleges he faces risk as he did not report them.

  • Masri v. Canada (Citizenship and Immigration), 2019 FC 1527

    [1]  Ahmed Zaki Abed Masri, Samar Mousa Darweesh Abu Nassar, Bader Ahmed Zaki Masri, Yara Ahmed Zaki Masri, and Yousef Ahmed Zaki Masri (the “Applicants”) seek judicial review of the decision of the Immigration and Refugee Board, Refugee Appeal Division (the “RAD”). In the decision, the RAD dismissed the Applicants’ appeal from a decision of the Refugee Protection Division (the “RPD”),...

  • Avril v. Canada (Citizenship and Immigration), 2019 FC 1512

    [1]  The Applicant, Dalia Bernice Avril [Ms. Avril], seeks judicial review of the decision of a Senior Immigration Officer [the Officer], dated February 14, 2019, which rejected her application for a Pre-removal Risk Assessment [PRRA]. Ms. Avril asserted that she would be at risk in St. Lucia due to her sexual orientation. The Officer concluded that Ms. Avril had not provided sufficient...

  • Kaya v. Canada (Citizenship and Immigration), 2019 FC 1519

    [1]  Mr. Kemal Kaya is a citizen of Turkey and identifies as Kurdish Alevi. While working on an overseas freighter, Mr. Kaya travelled from Singapore to Canada. On September 30, 2017, Immigration, Refugees, and Citizenship Canada [IRCC] granted him 72-hour leave from the ship. He never returned.

  • Bhuiyan v. Canada (Citizenship and Immigration), 2019 FC 1518

    [1]  Ms. Bhuiyan is a citizen of Bangladesh. She came to Canada in July 2017 and claimed refugee status. Ms. Bhuiyan alleged persecution by members of the ruling Bangladesh Awami League resulting from her husband’s support of the Bangladesh Nationalist Party. The Refugee Protection Division (RPD) of the Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada rejected her refugee claim in a decision dated...

  • Sexsmith v. Canada (Attorney General), 2019 FC 1509

    [1]  Mr. Sexsmith is a self-employed commercial helicopter pilot who applied under s. 20 of the Firearms Act, SC 1995 c 39 (the Act) for two Authorizations to Carry (ATC) a handgun while operating in British Columbia, the Yukon, and the Northwest Territories.

  • M.T.A. v. Canada (Citizenship and Immigration), 2019 FC 1508

    [1]  The Applicant seeks judicial review of a decision of the Refugee Appeal Division [RAD] dated January 18, 2019, wherein the RAD dismissed the Applicant’s appeal and confirmed a decision of the Refugee Protection Division [RPD] that the Applicant was not a Convention refugee or a person in need of protection.

  • Tshilumba v. Canada (Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness), 2019 FC 1507

    [1]  The Applicants, Janel Tshilumba, Jesse Tshilumba and Jaina Tshilumba, are citizens of South Africa. Their mother, Mafuta Karin Tsilumba, is a citizen of the Democratic Republic of Congo and a permanent resident of South Africa.

  • Kolade v. Canada (Citizenship and Immigration), 2019 FC 1513

    [1]  This is an application for judicial review of the rejection by a senior immigration officer [Officer] of an application for permanent residence on humanitarian and compassionate grounds [H&C], and an alternative request for a Temporary Resident Permit [TRP], which rejection is dated February 27, 2019 [Decision].

  • Iamgold Corporation v. Hapag-Lloyd Ag, 2019 FC 1514

    [1]  This decision relates to a motion for summary trial, asking the Court to decide a question of German law, which will determine the quantum of the liability of the Defendant, Hapag-Lloyd AG [Hapag-Lloyd], for loss of the Plaintiffs’ cargo.

  • Cezair v. Canada (Citizenship and Immigration), 2019 FC 1510

    [1]  Where an applicant for permanent residence based on humanitarian and compassionate [H&C] grounds raises fears of widespread violence, gender-based violence and gender-based discrimination in their home country, it is unreasonable for an immigration officer to discount those concerns based on a lack of evidence that their family members have themselves experienced such violence and...

  • Beattie v. Canada (Attorney General), 2019 FC 1477
  • Greeley v. Canada (Attorney General), 2019 FC 1493

    [1]  The Applicant, Patricia Greeley, has applied for judicial review of a decision of the Appeal Division of the Social Security Tribunal of Canada [SST] dated December 3, 2018. The Appeal Division denied Ms. Greeley leave to appeal a decision of the General Division of the SST because the appeal had no reasonable chance of success.

  • Scipion v. Canada (Citizenship and Immigration), 2019 FC 1497

    [1]  Ms. Maja Scipion seeks the judicial review of the decision rendered by the Refugee Appeal Division (RAD) on February 15, 2019, rejecting her appeal and confirming the determination by the Refugee Protection Decision (RPD) that she is not a Convention refugee nor a person in need of protection within the meaning of sections 96 and 97 of the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act, SC 2001

  • Zak v. Canada (Attorney General), 2019 FC 1503

    [1]  The present Application concerns a decision that terminates the Applicant’s aspiration to remain as a member of the RCMP. For the reasons described below, the decision is reasonable.

  • Lazy Bear Lodge Ltd. v. Canada (Fisheries, Oceans and Coast Guard), 2019 FC 1499

    [1]  By notice of application for judicial review filed on July 19, 2018, Lazy Bear Lodge Ltd. and the Lazy Bear Lodge Ltd. carrying on business under the firm name and style Lazy Bear Expeditions, Seal River Heritage Lodge Ltd. and the Seal River Heritage Lodge Ltd. carrying on business as the Registered Partnership Churchill Wild, and the Churchill Wild (the “Applicants”) challenge the...

  • Kanagashapesan v. Canada (Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness), 2019 FC 1504

    [1]  The Applicant, Thivakar Kanagashapesan, seeks judicial review of a decision of an Enforcement Officer [the Officer] of the Canada Border Services Agency [CBSA], dated September 20, 2018, refusing to defer the execution of the removal order issued against him.

  • Westminster Savings Credit Union v. Canada (Attorney General), 2019 FC 1496

    [1]  This is an application for judicial review of a determination by the Canada Revenue Agency [CRA] that the Applicant, Westminster Savings Credit Union [WSCU], does not meet the definition of “credit union” found in subsection 123(1) of the Excise Tax Act, RSC 1985, c E-15 [the ETA] and subsection 137(6) of the Income Tax Act, RSC 1985, c1 (5th Supp) [the ITA].

  • Solomon v. Garden River First Nation, 2019 FC 1505

    [1]  The Chief and Council of Garden River First Nation issued a series of Band Council Resolutions banning Kody John William Solomon and Ralph Justin Romano from Garden River First Nation (GRFN) territory. On this application, the Applicants seek judicial review of the Band Council Resolutions (BCRs) and the process undertaken by the Chief and Council.

  • Canada (Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness) v. Wu, 2019 FC 1491

    [1]  The Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness [the Minister] applies for judicial review of the Immigration Appeal Division [IAD] decision dated August 1, 2018 [Decision] which found that the Respondent, Jin Xiu Wu [Ms. Wu] had established sufficient humanitarian and compassionate grounds under section 67(1)(c) of the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act, SC 2001, c 27 [the

  • Bathily v. Canada (Citizenship and Immigration), 2019 FC 1486

    [1]  The Applicant, Coumba Bathily, is a citizen of France who applied for permanent residence on humanitarian and compassionate grounds. On this judicial review of the Immigration Officer’s decision, the Applicant argues that her procedural fairness rights were breached when the Officer relied on an unsubstantiated claim that Ms. Bathily avoided CBSA officials for five months without...

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