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Thursday, October 20, 2016 @ 8:00 PM  

Appeal by the father from a Divisional Court order finding the parties’ children were habitually resident in Ontario rather than Germany. The parties were Canadian citizens who married in Toronto in 2000. In 2001, they moved to Germany and attained permanent resident status. Their children were Canadian citizens born in Germany in 2002 and 2005. The father worked and resided in Germany. The children lived in Germany, but for two occasions in 2006 and 2010 when they visited Canada with the mother and attended school. The...