Ralph v. Canada, 2009 FC 1274

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

This case involved an East coast fisher who applied for a turbot licence when a limited entry fishery was announced in 2000, but failed to obtain the licence because of insufficient landings during the qualifying period. He filed an appeal to the Atlantic Fisheries Licence Appeal Board ("AFLAB") and asked for that a licence be granted due to extenuating circumstances, …

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Nunavut Wildlife Management Board v. Minister of Fisheries and Oceans et al., 2009 FC 16

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

Barry Group, a Canadian Fishing Company, sold 1900t of turbot quota to two other offshore fishing enterprises for in excess of $10 million. The Minister approved the transfer in late January 2008 and after completing the usual searches, the purchasers completed the transaction in early March 2008, more than 30 days after the Minister’s decision. On March 14, 2008, the …

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