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Puddister Trading Corporation Ltd. v. Canada, 1997 CanLII 5145

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

This case involved an application by a licence holder for compensation arising out of the closure of the offshore seal fishery of Newfoundland. While the plaintiff was not successful in its primary objective, of obtaining compensation for the closure of the fishery, it obtained limited success in obtaining damages against the Department of Fisheries and Oceans (D.F.O.) for the failure …

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