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Chiasson v. Canada, 2008 FC 616

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

This case involved an agreement reached between the Minister of Fisheries and the Association des Pescheurs de Poissions de Fond Acadiens Inc. ("APPFA") whereby the Minister would issue a snow crab fishing licence to the APPFA with an allocation of 1000 metric tons in exchange for an agreement from the APPFA to pay the Minister $1,500,000 to be spent on …

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