Docket

34470

Rachidi Ekanza Ezokola v. Minister of Citizenship and Immigration

(Federal Court) (Civil) (By Leave)

Judgments on applications for leave to appeal are rendered by the Court, but are not necessarily unanimous.

Proceedings
Date Proceeding Filed By
(if applicable)
2014-02-10 Appeal closed
2014-02-10 Certificate of taxation issued to, Annick Legault
2014-02-10 Decision on the bill of costs, in the amount of $31,640.56, DeRg
2014-02-10 Submission of the bill of costs, DeRg
2013-12-10 Reply to the bill of costs, Completed on: 2013-12-10 Rachidi Ekanza Ezokola
2013-12-09 Response to the bill of costs, Completed on: 2013-12-09 Minister of Citizenship and Immigration
2013-11-29 Bill of costs, Completed on: 2013-11-29 Rachidi Ekanza Ezokola
2013-07-22 Formal judgment sent to the registrar of the court of appeal and all parties
2013-07-22 Judgment on appeal and notice of deposit of judgment sent to all parties
2013-07-19 Judgment on the appeal rendered, CJ LeB F Abe Ro Cro Mo Ka Wa, The appeal from the judgment of the Federal Court of Appeal, Number A-281-10, 2011 FCA 224, dated July 15, 2011, heard on January 17, 2013, is allowed with costs throughout. The matter is remitted to the Refugee Protection Division of the Immigration and Refugee Board for redetermination in accordance with these reasons.
Allowed, costs in this Court and courts below
2013-01-29 Transcript received, (149 pages)
2013-01-17 Judgment reserved OR rendered with reasons to follow
2013-01-17 Intervener's condensed book, (Book Form), Submitted in Court (14 copies) Canadian Council for Refugees
2013-01-17 Intervener's condensed book, (Book Form), Submitted in Court (14 copies) Canadian Centre for International Justice and International Human Rights Program at the University of Toronto Faculty of Law
2013-01-17 Respondent's condensed book, (Book Form), Submitted in Court - 2 volumes (14 copies) Minister of Citizenship and Immigration
2013-01-17 Appellant's condensed book, (Book Form), Submitted in Court (14 copies) Rachidi Ekanza Ezokola
2013-01-17 Acknowledgement and consent for video taping of proceedings, From all parties
2013-01-17 Hearing of the appeal, 2013-01-17, CJ LeB F Abe Ro Cro Mo Ka Wa
Judgment reserved
2013-01-16 Correspondence received from, 2 reserved seats requested Canadian Council for Refugees
2013-01-16 Correspondence received from, 3 reserved seats requested Canadian Centre for International Justice and International Human Rights Program at the University of Toronto Faculty of Law
2013-01-14 Correspondence received from, 6 reserved seats requested Canadian Association of Refugee Lawyers
2013-01-11 Correspondence received from, 8 reserved seats requested United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees
2013-01-11 Correspondence received from, 9 additional reserved seats requested Minister of Citizenship and Immigration
2013-01-11 Notice of appearance, Michael Bossin, Chantal Tie and Laila Demirdache will be present aqt the hearing. Amnesty International
2013-01-09 Notice of appearance, Sukanya Pillay will be appearing Canadian Civil Liberties Association
2013-01-08 Correspondence received from, Catherine Dauvergne re: confirming counsel sheet Canadian Council for Refugees
2013-01-08 Notice of appearance, Jennifer Bond, Carole Simone Dahan, Aviva Basman and Andrew Brouwer will be present at the hearing. Canadian Association of Refugee Lawyers
2013-01-07 Reply factum on appeal, As per the Order of Justice Karakatsanis dated October 25, 2012. (Sent to the Court on January 8, 2013), Completed on: 2013-01-07 Minister of Citizenship and Immigration
2013-01-07 Notice of appearance, Lorne Waldman, Tara McElroy, Jacqueline Swaisland and Kylie Buday will be present at the hearing. United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees
2013-01-04 Notice of appearance, John Terry, Sarah Shody and Renu Mandhane will be present at the hearing. Canadian Centre for International Justice and International Human Rights Program at the University of Toronto Faculty of Law
2013-01-04 Notice of appearance, Catherine Dauvergne, Angus Grant and Pia Zambelli will be present at the hearing. Canadian Council for Refugees
2013-01-03 Order by, Ka, FURTHER TO THE ORDER dated October 25, 2012, granting leave to intervene to the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, Amnesty International, the Canadian Centre for International Justice and International Human Rights Program at the University of Toronto Faculty of Law, the Canadian Council for Refugees, the Canadian Civil Liberties Association and the Canadian Association of Refugee Lawyers;
IT IS HEREBY FURTHER ORDERED THAT the six groups of interveners are each granted permission to present oral argument not exceeding ten (10) minutes at the hearing of the appeal.
Granted, no order as to costs
2013-01-03 Notice of appearance, Jared Will, Annick Legault and Peter Shams will be present at the hearing. Rachidi Ekanza Ezokola
2012-12-20 Intervener's book of authorities, Completed on: 2012-12-20 Canadian Centre for International Justice and International Human Rights Program at the University of Toronto Faculty of Law
2012-12-20 Intervener's factum, CD missing - Rec'd on January 4, 2013, Completed on: 2013-01-04 Canadian Centre for International Justice and International Human Rights Program at the University of Toronto Faculty of Law
2012-12-20 Intervener's book of authorities, Completed on: 2012-12-20 Canadian Civil Liberties Association
2012-12-20 Intervener's factum, Completed on: 2012-12-20 Canadian Civil Liberties Association
2012-12-20 Intervener's book of authorities, (3 volumes), Completed on: 2012-12-20 Amnesty International
2012-12-20 Intervener's factum, Completed on: 2012-12-20 Amnesty International
2012-12-20 Intervener's book of authorities, Completed on: 2012-12-20 Canadian Association of Refugee Lawyers
2012-12-20 Intervener's factum, Completed on: 2012-12-20 Canadian Association of Refugee Lawyers
2012-12-20 Intervener's book of authorities, Completed on: 2012-12-20 United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees
2012-12-20 Intervener's factum, Completed on: 2012-12-20 United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees
2012-12-20 Intervener's book of authorities, Completed on: 2012-12-20 Canadian Council for Refugees
2012-12-20 Intervener's factum, Completed on: 2012-12-20 Canadian Council for Refugees
2012-12-20 Notice of appearance, Ginette Gobeil and François Joyal will be present at the hearing. Minister of Citizenship and Immigration
2012-12-20 Correspondence received from, 8 reserved seats requested Minister of Citizenship and Immigration
2012-12-03 Notice of hearing sent to parties
2012-11-22 Appeal hearing scheduled, 2013-01-17
Judgment reserved
2012-11-15 Order on motion to file a reply factum on appeal, (by KARAKATSANIS J.)
2012-11-15 Decision on the motion to file a reply factum on appeal, Ka, UPON APPLICATION by the appellant for an order permitting the filing of a reply factum not exceeding 10 pages;
AND THE MATERIAL FILED having been read;
IT IS HEREBY ORDERED THAT:
The motion is dismissed without prejudice to bringing a motion for same following the service and filing of the Respondent’s Reply Factum
Dismissed
2012-11-15 Submission of motion to file a reply factum on appeal, Ka
2012-11-05 Response to motion to file a reply factum on appeal, (Letter Form), from Ginette Gobeil dated Nov. 5/12, Completed on: 2012-11-05 Minister of Citizenship and Immigration
2012-11-01 Motion to file a reply factum on appeal, (Book Form), Completed on: 2012-11-01 Rachidi Ekanza Ezokola
2012-10-30 Appeal perfected for hearing
2012-10-25 Order on motion for leave to intervene, (BY KARAKATSANIS J.)
2012-10-25 Decision on the motion for leave to intervene, Ka, UPON APPLICATIONS by the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, Amnesty International, the Canadian Centre for International Justice and International Human Rights Program at the University of Toronto Faculty of Law, the Canadian Council for Refugees, the Canadian Civil Liberties Association and the Canadian Association of Refugee Lawyers for leave to intervene in the above appeal;
AND THE MATERIAL FILED having been read;
IT IS HEREBY ORDERED THAT:
The motions for leave to intervene of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, Amnesty International, the Canadian Centre for International Justice and International Human Rights Program at the University of Toronto Faculty of Law, the Canadian Council for Refugees, the Canadian Civil Liberties Association and the Canadian Association of Refugee Lawyers are granted and the said six groups of interveners shall be entitled to each serve and file a factum not to exceed 10 pages in length on or before December 20, 2012.
The requests to present oral argument are deferred to a date following receipt and consideration of the written arguments of the parties and the interveners.
The interveners are not entitled to raise new issues or to adduce further evidence or otherwise to supplement the record of the parties.
Pursuant to Rule 59(1)(a) of the Rules of the Supreme Court of Canada, the interveners shall pay to the appellant and respondent any additional disbursements occasioned to the appellant and respondent by their interventions.
AND IT IS HEREBY FURTHER ORDERED THAT the respondent may serve and file a single reply factum to the interventions not to exceed 10 pages in length on or before January 7, 2013.
Granted
2012-10-25 Submission of motion for leave to intervene, Ka
2012-10-11 Respondent's book of authorities, (6 volumes), Completed on: 2012-10-11 Minister of Citizenship and Immigration
2012-10-11 Respondent's factum, Completed on: 2012-10-11 Minister of Citizenship and Immigration
2012-09-27 Reply to the motion for leave to intervene, (Letter Form), from John Terry dated September 27/12, Completed on: 2012-09-27 Canadian Centre for International Justice and International Human Rights Program at the University of Toronto Faculty of Law
2012-09-27 Reply to the motion for leave to intervene, (Letter Form), from Catherine Dauvergne dated September 27/12, Completed on: 2012-09-27 Canadian Council for Refugees
2012-09-27 Reply to the motion for leave to intervene, (Letter Form), from Michael Bossin dated September 27/12, Completed on: 2012-09-27 Amnesty International
2012-09-25 Reply to the motion for leave to intervene, (Letter Form), from Sukanya Pillay re: reply to response on motion for leave to intervene, Completed on: 2012-09-25 Canadian Civil Liberties Association
2012-09-24 Reply to the motion for leave to intervene, (Letter Form), from Lorne Waldman dated September 24/12, Completed on: 2012-09-27 United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees
2012-09-21 Response to the motion for leave to intervene, (Letter Form), Completed on: 2012-09-21 Rachidi Ekanza Ezokola
2012-09-21 Response to the motion for leave to intervene, (Letter Form), from François Joyal re: response to motions for leave to intervene from UNHCR, CCIJ/IHRP, CCR, AI, CCLA and CARL, Completed on: 2012-09-21 Minister of Citizenship and Immigration
2012-09-13 Motion for leave to intervene, (Book Form), Completed on: 2012-09-13 Canadian Association of Refugee Lawyers
2012-09-13 Motion for leave to intervene, Completed on: 2012-09-13 Canadian Civil Liberties Association
2012-09-12 Motion for leave to intervene, (Book Form), Completed on: 2012-09-12 Canadian Council for Refugees
2012-09-12 Motion for leave to intervene, (Book Form), Completed on: 2012-09-12 Canadian Centre for International Justice and International Human Rights Program at the University of Toronto Faculty of Law
2012-09-12 Motion for leave to intervene, (Book Form), Completed on: 2012-09-12 Amnesty International
2012-09-11 Motion for leave to intervene, (Book Form), Completed on: 2012-09-11 United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees
2012-08-23 Appellant's book of authorities, (Book Form), (11 volumes), Completed on: 2012-08-23 Rachidi Ekanza Ezokola
2012-08-16 Appellant's record, (Book Form), (15 volumes), Completed on: 2012-08-16 Rachidi Ekanza Ezokola
2012-08-16 Appellant's factum, (Book Form), Completed on: 2012-08-16 Rachidi Ekanza Ezokola
2012-05-24 Notice of appeal, Completed on: 2012-05-24 Rachidi Ekanza Ezokola
2012-05-17 Correspondence received from, P. Shams by fax, re.: potential interveners Rachidi Ekanza Ezokola
2012-05-11 Correspondence received from, François Joyal dated May 11, 2012. Re: François Joyal and Ginette Gobeil will now represent the respondent Minister of Citizenship and Immigration
2012-05-04 Letter advising the parties of tentative hearing date and filing deadlines (Leave granted)
2012-04-27 Copy of formal judgment sent to Registrar of the Court of Appeal and all parties
2012-04-27 Judgment on leave sent to the parties
2012-04-26 Judgment of the Court on the application for leave to appeal, The application for leave to appeal from the judgment of the Federal Court of Appeal, Number A-281-10, 2011 FCA 224, dated July 15, 2011, is granted with costs in the cause.
Granted, with costs in the cause
2012-03-05 All materials on application for leave submitted to the Judges, CJ Ro Mo
2011-11-04 Applicant's reply to respondent's argument, (Letter Form), Completed on: 2011-11-04 Rachidi Ekanza Ezokola
2011-10-28 Respondent's response on the application for leave to appeal, Form 25B missing (rec'd Oct. 31, 2011), Completed on: 2011-10-31 Minister of Citizenship and Immigration
2011-10-03 Letter acknowledging receipt of a complete application for leave to appeal
2011-09-29 Book of authorities Rachidi Ekanza Ezokola
2011-09-29 Application for leave to appeal, Completed on: 2011-09-29 Rachidi Ekanza Ezokola