Commentary by the OttawaMensCentre.com
It would be nice to be able to congratulate CSIS without having to doubt the
opinion of the judge. Judicial decisions in Ontario are riddled with corrupt
judges who make politically correct decisions for their friends however, those
decisions generally contain the tel-tale contradictions between facts and
After reading this particular decision, the opening paragraphs show a totally unnecessary flowery language that sounds like its coming from North Korea or the Taliban.
Once you get past that unfortunate choice of words, the decision is damning for Harkat and unfortunately extremely disappointing news for his spouse and everyone else who has supported him to date.
The most disturbing element in the decision is that Harkat while choosing to deny anything and everything that might get him booted from Canada did however agree to the truth of what CSIS says he said which is basically an admission of the substantive facts alleged by CSIS as to why he is a terrorist.
The only problem is, the evidence of CSIS, is entirely secret, unvetted that makes
Harkat just another illegal immigrant with a refugee claim.
Now lets see what happens with the appeal.