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  • Agbeja v. Canada (Citizenship and Immigration), 2020 FC 781

    [1]  The applicants are all members of a Nigerian family who seek refugee status in Canada under the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act, SC 2001, c 27 (“IRPA”).

  • Chokheli v. Canada (Citizenship and Immigration), 2020 FC 800

    [1]  This is an application for judicial review of a decision made by the Refugee Protection Division (RPD) on June 13, 2019 in which it allowed the Respondent’s application under subsection 108(2) of the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act, SC 2001, c 27 (IRPA) for cessation of the Applicant’s refugee status, the result of which was that the Applicant’s claim for protection was deemed...

  • Bell Canada v. Hussey, 2020 FC 795

    [1]  On June 16, 2017, Bell Canada dismissed Amanda Hussey from her position as manager of one of their retail outlets, allegedly for cause.  Ms. Hussey brought a complaint of unjust dismissal against Bell under section 240 of the Canada Labour Code, RSC 1985, c L-2.  The complaint was referred to an Adjudicator appointed by the Minister of Labour.  The proceeding before the Adjudicator was

  • Thorne v. Canada (Citizenship and Immigration), 2020 FC 790

    [1]  The Applicant, Lea Zelda Thorne, is a citizen of South Africa. She seeks judicial review of a decision of the Refugee Appeal Division [RAD] dated June 27, 2019. In its decision, the RAD allowed the appeal of the Respondent, the Minister of Citizenship and Immigration [Minister], and set aside the decision of the Refugee Protection Division [RPD], which had found the Applicant was a...

  • Ahmed v. Canada (Citizenship and Immigration), 2020 FC 791

    [1]  Mr. MD Mostaque Ahmed (the “Applicant”) seeks judicial review of the decision of a Senior Immigration Officer (the “Officer”) employed with Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada, Backlog Reduction Office in Vancouver. In that decision, dated August 19, 2019, the Officer found that the Applicant is inadmissible to Canada pursuant to paragraph 34(1) (f) of the Immigration and...

  • A.H.A. v. Canada (Citizenship and Immigration), 2020 FC 787

    [1]  The concept of an internal flight alternative [IFA] is inherent in the definition of “refugee”: a refugee protection claimant must be a refugee from a country, not a region of a country (Rasaratnam v Canada (Minister of Employment and Immigration), [1992] 1 FC 706 at p 710 [Rasaratnam]). The two-prong test for determining whether there is an IFA is well established in the case law....

  • Boparai v. Canada (Citizenship and Immigration), 2020 FC 785

    [1]  Mr. Kirpal Singh Boparai seeks judicial review of the October 3, 2019, decision of the Immigration Appeal Division (IAD) dismissing his appeal of the decision rendered by the Immigration Section of the Canadian High Commission in India (IS) on January 14, 2019.

  • Natco Pharma (Canada) Inc. v. Canada (Health), 2020 FC 788

    [1]  Health Canada refused to accept Natco Pharma (Canada) Inc’s abbreviated new drug submission (ANDS) for a drug that contains two medicinal ingredients, tenofovir alafenamide hemifumarate (TAF) and emtricitabine. Health Canada concluded that Natco’s ANDS was prohibited by the data protection provisions of the Food and Drug Regulations, CRC, c 870. Under those provisions, a manufacturer...

  • Seklani v. Canada (Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness), 2020 FC 778

    [1]  In June 2019, Parliament enacted paragraph 101(1)(c.1) of the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act, SC 2001, c 27 [IRPA], a new ineligibility provision that precludes asylum claimants who have made a claim for refugee protection in a country with which Canada has an information-sharing agreement from having their claim heard and adjudicated by the Refugee Protection Division [RPD] of

  • Building Products of Canada Corp. v. Canada (Attorney General), 2020 FC 784

    [1]  Following an audit from the Canada Revenue Agency [CRA] that increased the taxable income of the Applicant, the CRA assessed interest against the Applicant on the amount of income tax due for the 2009 taxation year. As a result, the Applicant requested that the Minister of National Revenue [Minister] cancel or waive a portion of the interest as provided under subsection 220(3.1) of the

  • McLean v. Canada, 2020 FC 780
  • Coaldale (Town) v. Canada (Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness), 2020 FC 786

    [1]  In 2012, the Town of Coaldale, Alberta undertook a review of the policing models available to it. Coaldale decided to pursue an agreement with the Government of Canada in which Canada would provide Royal Canadian Mounted Police [RCMP] services to it. Such agreements are known as Municipal Police Service Agreements.

  • Canadian Council for Refugees v. Canada (Immigration, Refugees and citizenship), 2020 FC 770

    [1]  The Applicants challenge the validity and the constitutionality of the legislation implementing the Agreement between the Government of Canada and the Government of the United States of America For Cooperation in the Examination of Refugee Status Claims from Nationals of Third Countries (referred to as the “Safe Third Country Agreement” or “STCA”). The Applicants allege that by...

  • Wang v. Canada (Citizenship and Immigration), 2020 FC 782

    [1]  This is an application for judicial review of a decision by the Refugee Protection Division of the Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada (“RPD”) dated April 3, 2019 (Decision). The RPD found that the Principal Applicant, Hui Ming Wang, had failed to establish her identity as a citizen of China and had not established that the Public Security Bureau (PSB) was searching for her and her

  • Canada (National Revenue) v. CN Construction Networks Ltd., 2020 FC 775

    [1]  This Order and Reasons responds to an application by the Minister of National Revenue (Minister) brought pursuant to subsections 231.7(1) and 231.7(3) of the Income Tax Act, RSC 1985, c 1 (5th Supp) (ITA), seeking a compliance order requiring the Respondents, CN Construction Networks Ltd. (CCNL) and Mr. Ciciarelli, to provide information and documents to an authorized officer of the...

  • Ahmed v. Canada (Citizenship and Immigration), 2020 FC 777

    [1]  The Applicants are citizens of Djibouti who seek judicial review of the denial of their application for permanent residence based on humanitarian and compassionate (H&C) grounds.

  • Canada (Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness) v. Siyaad, 2020 FC 771

    [1]  By Notice of Motion filed on July 10, 2020, the Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness (the “Applicant”) sought an Order staying the release of Mr. Mohamed Abid Siyaad (the “Respondent”) from immigration detention. That release was ordered by Member B. Gunn of the Immigration and Refugee Board, Immigration Division (the “ID”) on July 10, 2020.

  • Liu v. Canada (Citizenship and Immigration), 2020 FC 768

    [1]  The Applicant, Ru Liu, seeks judicial review of a decision dated July 24, 2019 made by a Senior Immigration Officer [Officer] rejecting her pre-removal risk assessment [PRRA] application.

  • Robidoux v. Canada (Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness), 2020 FC 766

    [1]  The Plaintiff, Mr. Roger Robidoux, entered Canada from the United States [U.S.] at the Lacolle, Quebec border crossing in 2016. He reported that he was a U.S. resident. After a primary and secondary inspection, Canada Border Services Agency [CBSA] officers [BSOs] concluded that Mr. Robidoux had, contrary to section 7.1 of the Customs Act, RSC, 1985, c 1 (2nd Supp.) [Customs Act],...

  • Nusrath v. Canada (Citizenship and Immigration), 2020 FC 767

    [1]  Ms. Nusrath (the “Applicant”) seeks judicial review of the decision of a Visa Officer (the “Officer”) denying her application for a work permit made pursuant to the Immigration and Refugee Protection Regulations, SOR/2002-227 (the “Regulations”).

  • Eyong v. Canada (Citizenship and Immigration), 2020 FC 764

    [1]  Mr. Eyong David Eyong applies for judicial review of the decision rendered by the Refugee Appeal Division (RAD) on July 30th 2019, confirming a decision of the Refugee Protection Division (RPD). The RAD dismissed Mr. Eyong’s appeal, and confirmed that his claim was not credible and that he was neither a Convention refugee nor a person in need of protection pursuant to sections 96 and 97

  • Hare v. Canada (Citizenship and Immigration), 2020 FC 763

    [1]  This is an application for judicial review of the decision made by a Senior Immigration Officer [Officer] rejecting the Applicant’s Pre-Removal Risk Assessment [PRRA] application.

  • Wenham v. Canada (Attorney General), 2020 FC 762
  • Ravandi v. Canada (Citizenship and Immigration), 2020 FC 761

    [1]  The applicant, Afsaneh Salamat Ravandi, is a thirty-five-year-old citizen of Iran.  In 2007, she fled Iran for Turkey to escape a forced marriage arranged by her father.  In October 2009, a Canadian visa officer in Turkey determined that Ms. Ravandi is a Convention refugee. In March 2010, Ms. Ravandi became a permanent resident of Canada.

  • Oluwo v. Canada (Citizenship and Immigration), 2020 FC 760

    [1]  Ms. Adedoyin Adejumoke Oluwo and her three minor sons, Oluwasemilore Ezekiel Oluwo, Oluwadarasimi Zizah Oluwo and Michael Oluwafikunayomi Oluwo (the Applicants) apply for judicial review of the Refugee Appeal Division [RAD] decision dated October 17, 2019, confirming the decision of the Refugee Protection Division [RPD] concluding they are neither Convention refugees nor persons in...

  • Swist v. Meg Energy Corp, 2020 FC 759

    [1]  The Plaintiffs Jason Swist and Crude Solutions Ltd [Swist] claim ownership of Canadian Patent No 2,800,746, titled “Pressure Assisted Oil Recovery” [746 Patent].

  • Onuwavbagbe v. Canada (Citizenship and Immigration), 2020 FC 758

    [1]  This is an application for judicial review of a decision by the Refugee Appeal Division [RAD] of the Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada. The RAD confirmed the decision of the Refugee Protection Division [RPD] finding that the Applicants have an internal flight alternative [IFA] in Lagos, Nigeria and, for that reason, are not Convention refugees or persons in need of protection...

  • ViiV Healthcare ULC v. Canada (Health), 2020 FC 756

    [1]  To comply with its obligations under the Canada-European Union Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement, also known as CETA, Canada enacted the Canada-European Union Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement Implementation Act, SC 2017 c 6, Part 2 [CIA]. To implement the sui generis regime of additional “patent-like” protection for pharmaceuticals described in CETA Article 20.27,...

  • Pascal v. Canada (Citizenship and Immigration), 2020 FC 752

    [1]  After being found inadmissible to Canada for serious criminality and organized criminality, Adrian Pascal was ordered removed from Canada to Jamaica. He applied for a Pre-Removal Risk Assessment [PRRA], claiming he would be at risk in Jamaica as a returnee, as a person who has been identified in Canada as a criminal and gang member, and as a person whose criminal record would be known...

  • Pascal v. Canada (Citizenship and Immigration), 2020 FC 751

    [1]  The Immigration Division (ID) of the Immigration and Refugee Board concluded that there were reasonable grounds to believe that Adrian Pascal is a member of the “Galloway Boys,” a Scarborough-based criminal organization, and is therefore inadmissible for organized criminality under paragraph 37(1)(a) of the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act, SC 2001, c 27 [IRPA]. Although Mr....

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