Is an Immigration Officer "alive and alert and to the interests of her child"?

Canada (Federal), Canada

The following excerpt is from Richards v. Canada (Minister of Citizenship and Immigration), 2005 FC 15 (CanLII):

The question for determination is whether the Immigration Officer was "alive, alert and sensitive" to the interests of her child as required by Baker v. Canada (Minister of Citizenship and Immigration),1999 CanLII 699 (SCC), [1999] 2 S.C.R. 817. BACKGROUND

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