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R v. Robert E. Morreau, No. CA020828 (B.C.C.A.)

In Fish Cases, Miscellaneous, Offences on (Updated )

In 1994 there was a blanket ban on herring fishing for the entire west coast. This ban was modified on rare occasions to allow fishing. During a 23 minute opening in an area near Comox the accused was charged with fishing outside the open area. The order opening the area for fishing described the boundaries of the area by reference …

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