Giroux v. Canada (Attorney General)

In Fish Cases, Judicial Review/Crown Liability on (Updated )

This case involved a challenge by group of commercial scallop fishers from one area when the Minister of Fisheries issued licenses to another group that allowed the other group to fish in the first groups historical area. This application was denied on the grounds that the Minister had very broad discretion to manage fisheries and issue licenses in doing so. The court applied Malcom v Canada (Fisheries and Oceans), 2014 FCA 130.