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Mime'j Seafoods Ltd v. Nova Scotia (Workers' Compensation Appeals Tribunal), 2007 NSCA 115

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

This case involved judicial review of a decision of the Nova Scotia Workers’ Compensation Appeal Tribunal that held that Mime’j Seafoods Ltd. was a employer for the purpose of assessments under the Workers’ Compensation Act. Mime’j Seafoods Ltd. was an aboriginal communal fishing management entity that was incorporated for the sole purpose of accommodating D.F.O.’s requirement that fishing licences be …

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