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Canadian Citizenship: Supreme Court

canadian citizenship: Accepting the federal position would result in uncertainty about an individual's fundamental right to citizenship, Vavilov's counsel say in a brief filed with the high court, according to CTV. The Supreme Court will announce in coming weeks whether it's going to hear the case, though no date has been set for the decision. They're asking the Supreme Court of Canada to dismiss the government's application for a hearing of the legal issues at the heart of the strange espionage saga that has left Alexander Vavilov, 23, in limbo. The government is appealing a ruling that returned Canadian citizenship to Vavilov after it was revoked by Ottawa. The following year the family - including an older boy, Timothy - left Canada for France, where they spent four years before moving to the United States. Vavilov, 23, was born in 1994 as Alexander Philip Anthony Foley to Donald Heathfield and Tracey Ann Foley. ( As reported in the news.