These summaries of recent Fisheries law cases are prepared by Brad Caldwell of Caldwell & Co.,  401-815 Hornby Street, Vancouver, B.C., V6Z 2E6. Telephone (604) 689-8894,  E-mail: brad@marine-law.ca. Papers related to Fisheries law and additional groupings of Fisheries law cases by sub-topic can be obtained at the full version of the website.

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Matchim v. BGI Atlantic Inc., 2010 NLCA 9

In Contracts, Fish Cases on (Updated )

This case involved a dispute between a crab buyer and a crab harvester over whether or not an oral promise to pay a 60 cent per pound bonus above the union negotiated price for crab was a legally enforceable contract. At the trial level, the trial Court relied in part upon the case of Philpott et al v. Sullivan (2007), …

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