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Radil Bros. Fishing Co. Ltd. v. Her Majesty the Queen et al., 2001 FCA 317

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

This case involved an appeal from an order of the trial division of the Federal Court (2000 F.C.J. 1885) allowing an appeal from an order of a Prothonotary (reported at (1999) 175 F.T.R. 182). The alleged facts, as taken from several of the judgements, are quite complicated as the case arose out of what is commonly called a “licence swap” …

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