What is the impact of past incidents on a plaintiff's mental health?

Canada (Federal), Canada

The following excerpt is from Ranjha v. Canada (Minister of Citizenship and Immigration), 2003 FCT 637 (CanLII):

In Oyarzo Marchant v. Minister of Employment and Immigration, [1982] 2 F.C. 779, Chief Justice Thurlow stated past incidents are part of the whole picture and serve as a foundation for the assessment of his present fear.

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