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Immigration detention did not breach man’s Charter rights, Court of Appeal rules

Monday, August 20, 2018 @ 10:48 AM | By Amanda Jerome

The Ontario Court of Appeal has dismissed an immigration detention appeal from a man who has been kept in custody since 2013 and allowed the cross-appeal from the Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness. The Appeal Court held that a lower court erred in finding the appellant had established a s. 12 Charter breach.  

In Toure v. Canada (Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness) 2018 ONCA 681, the court heard that the appellant, Ebrahim Toure, had applied to be released from immigration detention as he...