Generally, if an applicant in Canada whose request to the Canada Border Services Agency to defer removal is unsuccessful, and the individual then wants to obtain a judicial stay of removal, the appropriate forum is the Federal Court of Canada.  In Anthonipillai v. Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, 2013 ONSC 1231, the appellant unsuccessfully sought a stay of removal in Federal Court.  He then took the rather novel approaching of trying again in Ontario Superior Court (the “ONSJ“). In dismissing the application, the ONSJ noted that the Supreme Court […]

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