Statement in response to Federal Court of Appeal decision in Bring Our Loved Ones Home litigation


June 1, 2023 - Ottawa, Ontario - Global Affairs Canada

Global Affairs Canada today issued the following statement:

“Today, the Federal Court of Appeal rendered a decision following the appeal by the Government of Canada in the Bring Our Loved Ones Home litigation.

“We are satisfied that the appeal was allowed.

“The safety and security of Canadians is our government’s top priority. 

“Due to the unique nature of the complex cases of Canadians in Syria, the Government of Canada considers providing extraordinary consular assistance on a case-by-case basis and will continue to do so. 

“Due to privacy and operational security considerations, we cannot comment on specific cases or potential future actions.” 


Maeva Proteau
Director of Communications
Office of the Minister of Foreign Affairs

Media Relations Office
Global Affairs Canada
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