This case involved a series of transactions in 2001 and 2002 where a fishing licence broker acted as agent with respect to the sale of halibut quota for a number of vendors. After the fact, the vendors claimed that the broker was negligent in allowing the 10 per cent Pacific Halibut Management Association ("PHMA") quota associated with their licences to …Full Summary
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1340232 Ontario Inc. v. St. Lawrence Seaway Management Corp., 2004 FC 209
This was an application to strike the claim of the Plaintiff. The Plaintiff’s claim was for damages for business losses incurred as a result of the closure of a bridge over the Welland Canal, which closure it was alleged was due to the negligence of the Defendant. The Plaintiff had no proprietary interest in the bridge and none of the …Full Summary