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: 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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International Fund for Animal Welfare, Inc. v. Canada (Attorney General), 1998 CanLII 14751

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

1998) No. 98-CV-5100 Ontario Ct. of Justice (General Division) (Chadwick J.) This case involved a constitutional challenge of the conditions imposed upon observation licences for the East Coast seal fishery, issued under section 31 of the Marine Mammal Regulations. The Plaintiff argued that the conditions imposed upon the licences prevented the Plaintiff from fulfilling its mandate of informing the public …

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