Can an officer rely on documents that were not communicated to the applicant during the risk assessment process?

Canada (Federal), Canada

The following excerpt is from Jimenez v. Canada (Minister of Citizenship and Immigration), 1999 CanLII 8997 (FC):

The respondent also relies on Bertram v. Canada, [1999] F.C.J. No. 1362, in which Justice Cullen decided that on the risk assessment process, the officer could rely on documents that were not communicated to the applicant.

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