2013EXP-916; R. v. Quick (2016), 129 O.R. (3d) 334,  O.J. No. 582, 2016
ONCA 95, 94 M.V.R. (6th) 42, 345 O.A.C. 237, 26 C.R. (7th) 424, 128 W.C.B. (2d)
100; R. v. T. (R.) (1992), 10 O.R. (3d) 514,  O.J. No. 1914, 58 O.A.C. 81,
17 C.R. (4th) 247, 17 W.C.B. (2d) 212 (C.A.); R. v. Tyler,  B.C.J. No. 434, 2007
BCCA 142, 237 B.C.A.C. 312, 218 C.C.C. (3d) 400, 72 W.C.B. (2d) 706
Statutes referred to
Criminal Code, R.S.C. 1985, c. C-46, s. 606(1.1)
Immigration and Refugee Protection Act, S.C. 2001, c. 27, ss. 36(1)(a), 64(1), (2) [as am.]
APPEAL by the accused from the convictions entered and from
the sentence imposed by Merenda J. of the Ontario Court of
Justice on March 24, 2016.
Lakhwinder Sandhu, for appellant.
Andrew Hotke, for respondent.
The judgment of the court was delivered by
 WATT J.A.: — On March 23, 2016, the appellant, Yashpal
Singh Girn, was in jail. That day he had a visitor. It was an officer
from the Canadian Border Services Agency (“CBSA”). The officer
brought some documents and explained them to the appellant.
 The documents related to convictions entered against the
appellant on two separate occasions in 2015 and advised him that,
because of those convictions, there were reasonable grounds
to believe that he was inadmissible to Canada. A decision whether
to allow him to remain in Canada or to order his removal would
be made in the near future after a complete review of his case. He
was advised to complete some forms and submit them to the
 The next day, the appellant pleaded guilty to eight further
offences committed on two days in October 2015. His lawyer
and the trial Crown made a joint submission on sentence to the
presiding judge. They proposed a sentence of 12 months in custody,
followed by probation for a term of three years. With credit of
247 days for 165 days of actual pre-disposition custody, the custodial component of the sentence imposed was four months. The
judge acceded to the joint submission and imposed the proposed
 About one year later, the Immigration Division of the Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada issued a deportation order
directing the removal of the appellant from Canada on the
grounds of serious criminality.
 The appellant sought and obtained orders from judges of
this court extending the time within which he could appeal his
convictions and seek leave to appeal his sentence.