R v. Nikal

In Aboriginal Rights/Defences, Fish Cases, Riparian Rights on (Updated )

Editor’s Note: See also "Riparian Rights and Public Foreshore Use in the Administration of Aquatic Crown Land" Occasional Paper NO. 5 Revised March 1995 Province of British Columbia ( (link) [If this link does not work, the paper can be accessed by searching the British Columbia Ministry of Agriculture and Lands website]

For a historical case involving upholding the public right to fish for clams in the foreshore see: Donnelly v. Vroom [1907] N.S. Reports 327 (N.S.C.A.)