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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Dobbin v. Department of Fisheries and Oceans, Canada, 2005 FC 1020

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

This case involved a decision by the Department of Fisheries and Oceans to open a new area for the fishing of snow crab to be managed by the Quebec Region with licences issued only to residents of Quebec. Upon challenging the decision under the s. 41(1)(c) of the Canadian Human Rights Act, R.S.C. 1985, c. H-6 the Human Rights Commission …

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