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Aucoin v. Canada (Minister of Fisheries and Oceans), 2001 FCT 800

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

This case involved a challenge to a co-management agreement between D.F.O. andthe East Coast (zone 12) snow crab fishermen. It is reported that as a result of changes to the Unemployment Insurance Act in 1995, it became apparent that numerous employees working in snow crab processing plants were not going to be able to work the minimum number of weeks …

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